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Orientation to Community-Based Tobacco Control, Healthy Communities Consortium Webinars for Community Organizations and Groups

November 23, 2010

10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon

Facilitated by Steven Sawaidis, PTCC

The webinar will provide an overview of the tobacco problem in Ontario including prevalence and health consequences of both direct use and second hand smoke. The historical development of the Smoke-Free Ontario Strategy and program and policy components at multiple levels to address this problem will also be  discussed.

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The Healthy Communities Consortium is a group of health promotion organizations which work collaboratively to support community groups and organizations working to build healthy communities. Consortium members include Health Nexus, Parent Action on Drugs, Ontario Healthy Communities Coalition, and the Ontario Public Health Association.

Working with a variety of health promotion organizations, the Consortium has developed a series of introductory-level webinars, available at no charge, aimed at local and regional organizations and groups who are eligible for or interested in the Healthy Communities Fund: