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Consensus Development Conference on Surveillance & Screening for Antimicrobial Resistant Organisms


Calgary, Alberta
June 18–20, 2014
The 3-day Canadian Consensus Development Conference on Surveillance & Screening for AROs (Antimicrobial-Resistant Organisms) is the first event of its kind in Canada to look at issues in the field of AROs.
This conference will be of interest to clinicians, policy-makers, managers, researchers, and students with an interest in AROs. It will address issues in public health, infectious diseases, laboratory medicine, and related fields.

Healthy Communities Begin With Creating Active Children For Life, Middlesex-London Health Unit


London, Ontario
April 10, 2014   

7:00-9:00 p.m.
Hilton Hotel, 300 King Street

This session is open to anyone working with children and youth in their community and this includes early childhood educators, coaches, parents, teachers, recreation coordinators, and volunteers.

Featuring Dr. Dean Kreillaars, University of Manitoba

Harm Reduction 101, Toronto Public Health


Toronto, Ontario
April 9-10, 2014

Facilitated by Toronto Public Health staff, this intensive two day overview of harm reduction practice features presentations by community speakers who offer innovative harm and risk reduction programming across the City. Focusing on basic concepts, the workshop covers how to meet people where they are at, stigma and discrimination, safer smoking & injection, housing, hepatitis C, impacts of trauma.

What you will take away from the two days:

Putting Teeth into Ontario’s Oral Health Policy–What’s Next? Ontario Public Health Convention


Toronto, Ontario
March 31, 2014

1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Allstream Centre, Toronto Hotel, Room 200

A panel debates why, even with new funding and policies for oral health care in Ontario, inequalities in access to care still exist and if there is an opportunity to expand and unify public health programs in the province.

Moderator: Garry Aslanyan, World Health Organization


Infection Prevention and Control Nurse; Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit


Port Hope, Ontario
Deadline March 28, 2014

Department of Communicable Disease Control Competition #0017-14

The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit has an opening for a
full-time Infection Prevention and Control Nurse in its  Communicable Disease Control
Department in the Port Hope office.

Position Summary:

Shopaholics: Understanding and Treating Compulsive Buying, Hincks-Dellcrest Institute


Toronto, Ontario
March 28, 2014

Oakham House

The aim of this workshop is to familiarize you with compulsive buying, a common behavioural problem characterized by a preoccupation with buying or shopping, and the frequent buying of more than is needed or can be afforded.  We will review data investigating the nature of compulsive buying, associated mental health features, and research findings regarding brain function in compulsive buying.

Speaker: David F. Tolin PhD, ABPP

Beyond Nutrition and Health - Measuring the Impact of “Feeding our Future” Student Nutrition Program, OPHA


March 27, 2014

12:00 p.m.

Our Speakers, Catherine Parsonage, Executive Director & CEO, Toronto Foundation for Student Success, and Denise Vavaroutsos, RD, Manager (Acting) Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention,  Student Nutrition Program, Toronto Public Health, will present on:

Executive Director, TriCounty Addiction Services


Smiths Falls
Deadline March 21, 2014

The Hiring Committee, on behalf of the TriCAS Board of Directors, presents the opportunity to apply for the position of Executive Director for TriCounty Addiction Services for a one-year contract. If interested, please review the following job description and forward your curriculum vitae to Susana Ferrucci ( on or before March 21, 2014. Thank you.
Job Posting: Executive Director, TriCounty Addiction Services


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