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Call for Applications--2011-2013 Post-Doctoral Fellowships, Centre for Research on Inner City Health


Toronto, Ontario
Deadline February 1, 2011

ACHIEVE is aimed to equip new researchers with the competencies necessary for closing the gap between measuring health inequities and reducing them. The program has two main foci:

  • Population Health and Health Services Interventions Research
  • ommunity Engagement, Partnerships, and Knowledge Translation

Information & Eligibility:

Senior Analyst, Hospital Reports, CIHI


Toronto, Ontario
Deadline November 8, 2010

Every day, CIHI contributes to improving Canada's health system and the health of Canadians through the collection and analysis of information. At the heart of this work is our winning team of highly skilled, knowledgeable professionals who care about making a difference. CIHI makes it a priority to understand and celebrate the contribution of each and every one of our talented and dedicated staff members.
Location:               Toronto       
Range Minimum:    $59,700
Senior Analyst, Hospital Reports

Community Dietitian, Diabetes Prevention Project for Seniors, New Heights Community Health Centres


Toronto, Ontario
Deadline November 5, 2010

3-month Contract Position (with possibility of extension)
November 1, 2010 to January 31, 2011

Unison Health and Community Services is formed by the voluntary merger of New Heights Community Health Centres and York Community Services. Unison’s mission is: working together to deliver accessible and high quality health and community services that are integrated, respond to needs, build on strengths and inspire change.

Project Specialist, Chronic Disease & Injury Prevention, Region of Peel


Brampton, Ontario
Deadline November 3, 2010

Contract duration:  approximately thirteen (13) months
Health Services – Chronic Disease & Injury Prevention

Reporting to a Manager in Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention (CDIP), you will be responsible for managing strategic initiatives and services that support the CDIP Division and the Medical Officer of Health.  

The position is located in Brampton and it closes on November 3, 2010.  

Public Health Nurse – Immunization Services & Contact Centre, Region of Peel


Mississauga, Ontario
Deadline November 1, 2010

Temporary full-time (Monday – Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm)
Duration: approximately twelve (12) months

The Communicable Disease Control section requires self-directed, enthusiastic individuals to work within the Immunization Clinics team environment to deliver services in accordance with Vaccine Preventable Disease Standards.

Dental Health Educator/Assistant, Eastern Ontario Health Unit

Cornwall, Ontario
Deadline October 31, 2010

Position: 1 Permanent Part Time position, 10 months per year
Office: To be determined
Salary: To be determined

Description of Job:

The individual will work within a public health team, and will be responsible to promote oral health in the community at large in accordance with mandatory program guidelines.



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