The South West Local Health Integration Network (LHIN), is one of 14 local organizations that have been created in Ontario to plan, coordinate and fund local health services, including hospitals, community care access centres (CCACs), long-term care homes, community health centres (CHCs), community support service agencies, and mental health and addictions agencies. The office of the South West LHIN is located in London, Ontario.
-- Susan Keller-Olaman, PhD, McMaster Institute of Environment and Health, McMaster University, Ontario
This article is part of a series inspired by CPHA's 2003 conference. For more information, read our introduction to the series in the OHPE News and Summary section of OHPE 344.0 (http://www.ohpe.ca/ebulletin/ ViewAnnouncements.cfm?ISSUE_ID=344).
--by Kim Bergeron, who is currently working on a Master's in Health Studies at Athabasca University and works as a coordinator within the Ontario Heart Health Project. She has participated on several working groups to further the work of public health's involvement in and leadership with community partnerships and can be contacted at [email protected].
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