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Problematic Substance Use in Pregnancy


London, Ontario
May 14, 2010

8:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

Four Points Sheraton Hotel, 1150 Wellington Road South

The Middlesex London Health Unit, in partnership with PRIMA (Pregnancy Related Issues in the Management of Addictions), is offering a workshop on Problematic Substance Use in Pregnancy. This workshop is designed for physicians, nurses, midwives, nurse practitioners, PHNS, and addiction workers, and anyone working with pregnant women who may be using substances.

Ontario Healthy Schools Coalition 9th Annual Forum


London, Ontario
May 6-7, 2010

Four Points Sheraton, 1150 Wellington Road South

The Ontario Healthy Schools Coalition (OHSC) is an Ontario-wide coalition, with members from almost all of Ontario’s public health units as well as school boards, hospitals, mental health agencies, universities, health-related organizations, education-related organizations, parents and students.

We would be most pleased if you and/or any of your colleagues could attend.

RFP: Web-Based Knowledge Exchange Tool, Tamiskaming Health Unit


Timiskaming, Ontario
Deadline March 31, 2010

Project Overview

Develop a bilingual web-based knowledge exchange tool to facilitate sharing, linkages, alignment, and integration of efforts among community partners for sustainable population health promotion in Timiskaming.

For more information, please visit the organization's posting on CharityVillage at

Co-ordinator Peel Committee on Sexual Assault, Trillium Health Care Centre


Mississauga, Ontario
Deadline March 12, 2010

Full Time (1)
File: 10112

Salary Level: Consultant Support Services (CSS 02)
$29.73 - $34.99 per Hour

Dept/Health System: Women’s & Children Health System
Reports To: Director of Women’s & Children Health

Hours Of Work/Shifts: 37.5 hours per week
Peel Committee on Sexual Assault - PCSA
Primarily Monday to Friday (8:30 - 4:30)
With flexibility to work evening and weekend hours when required

Application Deadline: March 12, 2010


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