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New Briefs Available from the YouthNet Project


Summaries of Research Findings, Country Projects, and Technical Leadership

Research Results
10. Youth Survey Provides Wealth of Data on Behavior to Inform Intervention Strategies
11. School-Based Peer Education Programs Popular in Ghana
12. Services for Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT)

Country Projects
13. Christian Family Life Education Program in Namibia
14. Si Mchezo! Magazine Educates and Entertains Rural Tanzanian Youth
15. National Youth Week in Tanzania Offers Opportunity for HIV Education

Now Available--Citizen Participation Partnership Project Technical Report


"Canadian Community Health Centres (CHCs) embody the principles of
primary health care through their decision-making processes and their
partnerships with individuals and the communities they serve."

This is a finding of a study led by researchers at the University of
Alberta that compared citizen participation in CHCs across Canada with
the characteristics of the communities served and those of the CHC. The
largest study of its kind within the Canadian context, data was
collected from about 1200 participants at 17 CHCs in eight provinces."

Alberta Centre for Active Living: June 2006 Research Update

  • Alberta Centre for Active Living article: "Dog Ownership and
    Regular Walking,"  Shane G. Brown, BEd, and Ryan E. Rhodes, PhD,
    School of Physical Education, University of Victoria, BC
  • Dietitians of Canada article: "Decisions, Decisions.Fries with or
    without Gravy, A Muffin or an Apple? Brown Bag Lunch or Buy?" Jill
    Aussant (RD, MSc, community nutritionist, Calgary Health Region) and
    Caroline McAuley (RD, MBA(CED) (Cand.), community nutritionist, East
    Central Health)

Now Available--Canadian Child Care Federation Publication Guide


The Canadian Child Care Federation's 2006/07 Publication Guide is hot
off the press and full of helpful resources, activities, and tools that
support and promote excellence in early learning and child care.

To download, visit (link opens PDF file, French text available at at


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