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Knowledge Cafe, Spirits of a Drum Beat: African Caribbean Traditional Healers and their Healing Practices in Toronto, Across Boundaries


Toronto, Ontario
September 22, 2011

6:00-8:00 p.m.
Across Boundaries, 51 Clarkson Avenue (3 blocks north of Eglinton Avenue West, on Caledonia)

This article appeared in the August 2011 issue of the International Journal of Health Promotion and Education. The research explores and offers insights into African Caribbean traditional healers and their healing practices and their collaboration between Western healthcare practitioners and themselves.

Speakers: Roy Moodley & Michel’e Bertrand, authors and lead researchers of the project

Focus Group Invitation: The Inventory of Public Health Activities


August 30 or September 8, 2011

Have your say in shaping the design and functionality of a web-based platform to support public health practice!

Public health stakeholders are invited to participate in one of two focus group consultations scheduled on

  • August 30th, 10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. or
  • September 8th, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

The purpose is to discuss and gather feedback on the new Inventory of Public Health Activities and Peer Expertise.  Focus groups will be conducted via webinar/teleconference. 

Casual Registered Nurses, Vaccine & Immunization Clinics (Public Health), Region of Peel


Mississauga, Ontario
Deadline August 28, 2011


Immunization Clinics is a multi-disciplinary team that includes Public Health Nurses, Registered Nurses, and administrative support staff. This team provides services related to Vaccine Preventable Diseases and Immunization, including clinical services for provision of publicly funded vaccines.

Communications Coordinator (Smokers’ Helpline), Canadian Cancer Society


Hamilton, Ontario
Deadline August 26, 2011

Every three minutes, another Canadian in faced with fighting cancer. Join the Canadian Cancer Society’s fight against cancer by helping us do everything we can to prevent cancer, save lives and support those living with cancer. You’ll be part of a passionate team determined to change lives and make a difference in the cancer fight.

Full-time, Contract ending March 31, 2012 (possibility of extension)

Job Purpose

Reproductive, Child and Youth Health Specialist, Health Promotion, Public Health Ontario


Toronto, Ontario
Deadline August 24, 2011

Department: Health Promotion, Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention
Duration: Permanent
Compensation Group: AMAPCEO
Position Status: Open
Location: 480 University Avenue, Toronto
Posting date: August 10, 2011
Closing date: August 24, 2011

Organizational Overview     


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