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This week's feature article is from Hoi Ki Ding and Nousheen Kanji and describes the evidence-informed messages developed by the Ontario Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance as well as suggestions for the use of these documents.

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The Mysterious World of Eating Disorders, Bellwood Health Services


Toronto, Ontario
February 10, 2011

7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Best Western Roehampton Hotel & Suites, 808 Mount Pleasant Road (N/W Corner of Eglinton & Mount Pleasant)

This free event will be of interest and practical help to those affected by an eating disorder (anorexia, bulimia, or compulsive overeating), families & friends, educators, the general public, & anyone working with individuals struggling with an eating disorder.

To register, visit or call 416-495-0926.

RFP--Coordinator, Peterborough Youth Partnership Project, Peterborough Drug Awareness Coalition


Peterborough, Ontario
Deadline February 9, 2011

Contract Budget: $19,000
Completion Date: Work must be completed by November 30, 2011.

The Peterborough Drug Awareness Coalition has received funding to undertake a youth intervention project: “The Peterborough Youth Partnership (PYP) Project.”

Aboriginal Health Lead, South West Local Health Integration Network


London, Ontario
Deadline February 4, 2011

The South West Local Health Integration Network (LHIN), is one of 14 local organizations in Ontario responsible 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.

Data Analyst, Health Promotion, Division, Epidemiology Department, Windsor-Essex County Health Unit


Windsor, Ontario
Deadline February 4, 2011

(Grid Level 751-800) Under Review
CUPE Local 543.3

Position Summary

Reporting to the Manager of the Epidemiology Department, the Data Analyst will work with the epidemiologist to assist with management of large health and geographic datasets particularly those related to chronic diseases and disease risk factors.

Position Responsibilities

Fundraising Coordinator, Canadian Cancer Society, Ontario Division


Hamilton, Ontario
Deadline January 30, 2011

Job Purpose

  • Under the direction and guidance of the unit manager, the fundraising coordinator will be the primary resource in assisting the unit manager in every aspect of managing the various fundraising events (e.g. Residential, Daffodil Days, Great Ride ‘n’ Stride, etc.) and campaigns.

Duties & Responsibilities

Primary Functional Duties


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