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Prevent More to Treat Less: Public Health and Primary Health Care Together


Toronto, Ontario
June 4 & 5, 2014

Sheraton Parkway Toronto North

For the first time, Public Health and Primary Health Care will be hosting a joint conference focused on the shared vision of the best possible health and wellbeing for everyone living in Ontario.

This ground breaking conference will include inspiring presentations, panel discussions, learning and networking sessions that will enable both sectors to learn from each other and share best collaborative practices on shared priorities.

Participatory Design for Unions, Not-for-profits and Social Justice Organizations


Toronto, Ontario
May 16, 2014

10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. (plus three hours of personalized coaching)
The Foundery, 376 Bathurst Street (wheelchair accessible)
Through discussion and hand-on exercises, participants will gain an overview of participatory design and be provided with tools and planning techniques they can use to mobilize both membership and policy makers using interactive and community-based design.
Facilitators: Sheila Sampath and Coco Guzman


Harm Reduction 101, Toronto Public Health


Toronto, Ontario
May 15-16,  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.

The Cost of Caring: Workshop on Compassion Fatigue, Wishing Well Sanctuary


Bradford, Ontario
May 3, 2014

10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Wishing Well Sanctuary, 2710 Line 10

Working to effect change in the lives of others through caregiving, activism and advocacy is both rewarding and inspiring. But over time, being faced with what feels like unending pain and suffering can lead to emotional and physical exhaustion, as well as feelings of hopelessness.

The Art of Opening the Conversation: Finding Common Ground to Improve Health & Social Inequities, The Quaich Inc.


Vancouver, British Columbia
April 10-11, 2014

Canadian Memorial Centre for Peace, 1825 West 16th Avenue

This highly participatory two-day program is relevant to those feeling challenged by complex issues and interested in facilitating others in community development, health promotion and educational experiences. The program is grounded in theory, and introduces and expands upon transformative communication skills using the Circle of Health as a framework for conversation.

Foundations of Health Promotion Webinar Series, Health Promotion Capacity Building, PHO


April 9, 16 & 23, 2014

This is a three-part webinar series. Participants are encouraged to attend all three sessions. 
Over the past three decades, the field of health promotion has emerged as a new way of acting on the root causes of health and wellness. These actions have sparked the development of new approaches to improving the health of individuals and communities.

Let's Start at the Very Beginning: Getting the Question Right for your Cochrane Review


April 3, 2014

12:00-1:00 p.m. EST (conducted in English)

A strong, clear question gives your Cochrane Review the foundation it needs: it informs your search strategy, narrows your focus and provides the framework for your team's work. Join us to learn what sort of questions are answered in Cochrane Reviews. We'll cover the key components of a good research question and work through sample questions; you're invited to share your research topic as an example!

Health Systems Performance Advisor, North Simcoe Muskoka Local Health Integration Network


Orillia, Ontario
Deadline March 28, 2014

The North Simcoe Muskoka Local Health Integration Network (NSM 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, long-term care homes, community health centres, community support service agencies, and mental health and addictions agencies. The office of the North Simcoe Muskoka LHIN is located in Orillia, Ontario.

Project Coordinator, PTCC's Media Network, Cancer Care Ontario


Toronto, Ontario
Deadline March 27, 2014

Vacancy/Poste Vacant: Project Coordinator (PTCC's Media Network)
Department/Département: Program Training and Consultation Centre (PTCC)
Reports To/Supérieur Hiérarchique: Team Lead, Planning and Capacity Building
Location/Emplacement: Toronto, Ontario
Status/Situation: Permanent Part-Time (22.5 Hours Per Week 3 Days Per Week)
No. Of Vacancies/Nombre De Postes Vacants: One Hire
Posting Date/Date D’affichage: March 13, 2014
Closing Date/Date Limite: March 27, 2014


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