The public health landscape continues to change. We cannot predict the next public health crisis or threat to the wellbeing of our population and our communities. However, the sector can prepare by honing the skills demonstrated by our great public health leaders. These qualities of leadership, integrity, openness and collaboration so integral to Dr. Basrur and Dr. Donald Low remain needed and are relevant today during times of crisis.
"A Montessori Day for Alice"– A person living with dementia
Montessori Teachers College Model School is pleased to announce more course dates for the Montessori Dementia Program.
Deadline December 22, 2017
Building on the success of the April 2016 Summit, this event hosted by the University of Ottawa Heart Institute's Canadian Women's Heart Health Centre and Heart & Stroke, will bring together approximately 250 national and international experts and stakeholders to further advance women's heart health. Together, we will transform and enhance Canadian women's lives through research, awareness, policy development and care.
April 5-6, 2018
Public Health Ontario’s new interactive Social Determinants of Health Map is an online tool that shows the distribution of upstream social determinants of health across the province, Local Health Integration Networks (LHIN) and public health units (PHU): http://www.publichealthontario.ca/en/DataAndAnalytics/Maps/Pages/default....
The tool allows you to customize your Map with different indicators such as income, employment and housing, and can filter the data by LHIN and/or PHU boundary.
Cancer Care Ontario and the Occupational Cancer Research Centre are pleased to announce the launch of the Burden of Occupational Cancer in Ontario: Major Workplace Carcinogens and Prevention of Exposure report: http://www.cancercare.on.ca/occupationreport.
Deadline October 23, 2017
Are you a primary care provider? Do you work with a client with early psychosis? The Early Psychosis Intervention Ontario Network (EPION) needs your feedback!
Early Psychosis Intervention (EPI) programs strive to keep regular communication with primary care providers. Most EPI programs work with clients for 2-3 years and then transfer the client back to primary care. We are seeking your feedback to learn about your communication and resource needs, so we can better support effective transitions for clients with early psychosis.
November is Fall Prevention Month!
Fall Prevention Month (http://fallpreventionmonth.ca/) is a campaign that encourages Canadian organizations and individuals to come together to coordinate fall prevention efforts for a larger impact.
Why do we need Fall Prevention Month?
Deadline October 16, 2017
The theme for this year’s conference will be creating conditions for healthy school learning environments. This may include but is not limited to:
- Staff wellbeing
- Student voice
- Parent engagement
March 26 and 27, 2018
Looking to mentor or be mentored? Interested in learning a new skill, gaining hands-on experience in a new area, or to simply enhance your portfolio in health promotion?
Health Promotion Canada is currently working on a national mentorship program to meet the needs of both members and non-members who wish to contribute as a mentor, or to gain health promotion knowledge and / or experience as a mentee. The program aims to match interested candidates with professionals within their province, who can work together in achieving their mentorship / menteeship goals.