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PHO Grand Rounds: 10 years and $5-billion in savings: The impact of improving smoking, alcohol, diet and physical activity in Ontario

Toronto, Ontario
May 31, 2016

12:00-1:00 p.m.
661 University Avenue, Boardroom 17-53

Smoking, unhealthy alcohol consumption, poor diet and physical inactivity play an important role in overall health.

This webinar features the results of Dr. Manuel’s recent research on health behaviours, socioeconomic position and health care costs in Canada. This research was part of a recent report from the Institute of Clinical Evaluative Sciences, A $4.9 Billion Decrease in Health Care Expenditure: The Ten-Year Impact of Improving Smoking, Alcohol, Diet and Physical Activity in Ontario ( This research was the largest study to use linked Canadian data. The webinar will also explore the health equity impacts of preventative strategies and saving in health care costs.

Presenter: Dr. Doug Manuel

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