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Health Promotion Ontario's 25th Anniversary Conference


September 27, 2012
Toronto, Ontario

Oakham House, Ryerson University, 63 Gould Street

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Dr Ketan Shankardass (Keynote), St Michael's Hospital
  • Dr Penny Sutcliffe, Medical Officer of Health, Sudbury & District Health Unit
  • Kevin Churchill, Manager Lambton County Health Unit
  • Richard Wilkinson, Author of The Spirit Level
  • Ted Schrecker, University of Ottawa and Élisabeth Bruyère Research Institute

Watch for more details over the summer!

Retirement Home Manager (RN or RPN), Shelbourne Residence, Provincial Long Term Care


Shelburne, Ontario
No deadline noted

About the Organization

Provincial Long Term Care operates five retirement and long-term care homes in Ontario. Their retirement homes offer light care and services to residents who are largely independent but require basic housekeeping, meal and medication management services. Their long-term care homes offer 24 hour care for individuals with higher care needs and are licensed by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.

About the Opportunity

Infection Control Consultant (2 positions), Public Health Ontario


Orillia & Mississauga, Ontario
Deadline July 18, 2012

North Simcoe Muskoka Infection Control Network (NSMICN) and Mississauga Halton Infection Control Network (MHICN)

Organization Summary:

Public Health Ontario (PHO) is a Crown corporation dedicated to protecting and promoting the health of  all Ontarians and reducing inequities in health. As a hub organization, PHO links public health practitioners, front-line health workers and researchers to the best scientific intelligence and knowledge from around the world.

Wellesley Health Equity Roundtable - the POWER Study with Dr. Arlene Bierman

Toronto, Ontario
July 17, 2012

2:00-4:00 p.m.
The Wellesley Institute, 10 Alcorn Avenue, Suite 300

The Wellesley Institute will be hosting a forum on the concluding chapter of the POWER study (Project for Ontario Women's Health Evidence-Based Report) and its ideas for moving forward on health equity. The report is designed to serve as an evidence-based tool to help policy makers, providers, and consumers to improve the health of women in Ontario and to reduce health inequalities.


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