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This week's feature comes from Maria Chu, Senior Policy Specialist, and Caroline Silverman, Lead, Population Health and Prevention, Cancer Care Ontario. Their article discusses findings from the 2016 Prevention System Quality Index: Monitoring Ontario’s Efforts in Cancer Prevention.

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4th Annual Social Entrepreneurship Institute, Unite For Sight


New Haven, Connecticut
December 2, 2016

Shubert Theater

Presented annually by Unite For Sight, the Social Entrepreneurship Institute provides mentoring, guidance, and successful strategies for participants to apply to their work in global health, social entrepreneurship, and international development. In addition to unique interactive sessions by leaders in global health and social entrepreneurship, the Institute also includes a lunch networking reception with the speakers.

Keynote Addresses

An exploration of harm reduction practices at St. Michael’s Hospital and more broadly, Centre for Urban Health Solutions


Toronto, Ontario
November 23, 2016

12:00 to 1:30 p.m.
Room 136, 209 Victoria Street

Moderators will ask panelists from different parts of the hospital key questions about current practices and the future of harm reduction in their departments and beyond.

More information and bios for moderators and panelists available at

Health Promoter, Middlesex-London Health Unit


London, Ontario
Deadline November 10, 2016


The Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) has an exciting opportunity for a part-time Health Promoter working in the Office of the Chief Nursing Officer and the Health Equity and Social Determinants of Health team. This position focuses on health equity and is primarily internally-focused.  Under the direction of the Chief Nursing Officer (CNO), the successful candidate will perform a variety of duties, including:

Investigator, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario


Toronto, Ontario
Deadline November 9, 2016

Our client, the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO) is the self-regulating body for the province's medical profession. The College regulates the practice of medicine to protect and serve the public interest. It issues certificates of registration to doctors to allow them to practise medicine, monitors and maintains standards of practice through peer assessment and remediation and investigates complaints against doctors on behalf of the public.

Improving services and systems for transition-age youth in Ontario, CAMH and Northeast Local Health Integration Network


Sudbury, Ontario
Deadline November 9, 2016

9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Hellenic Centre, 486 Ester Road

Join the live, in-person event: Improving services and systems for transition-age youth in Ontario.

In this one-day event you will learn about various initiatives and how CAMH’s Provincial System Support Program (PSSP), through the Service Collaboratives initiative, has been working with communities to improve services and systems for transition-age youth in Ontario.

Trauma-Informed Care for Substance Use, RNAO


November 8, 2016

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (EST)

About: The impacts of trauma are broad and far-reaching and the connection between substance use, misuse and trauma has been well documented. This webinar will provide an overview of taking a trauma-informed approach to substance use treatment and provide nurses and other health care professionals with practical advice on incorporating this into their practice.



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