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Persuasive Technology for Health Behaviour Change (2-day Workshop), Health Leadership and Learning Network, York University


Toronto, Ontario
October 17-18 , 2013

York University

You may not know it, but online interventions can be twice as effective as traditional health behaviour change campaigns. This course will show you how these technologies work, and by the end of this course, you will understand how to build evidence-based health behaviour change interventions. This course is ideally suited to health communication specialists, social media community managers, health technology developers, and researchers.

Striking a Balance... Weigh in with Knowledge, Research, Practice Symposium, Canadian Diabetes Association


Ottawa, Ontario
September 30, 2013

8:00 am.-4:00 p.m. (EDT)
Ottawa Conference and Event Centre (formerly the Hampton Inn and Conference Centre), 200 Coventry Road

The Ottawa Chapter of CDA’s Diabetes Educator Section fall symposium for health care providers is  taking place Monday September 30, 2013 - Striking a Balance…Weigh in with Knowledge, Research, Practice Symposium. Terrific speakers, interactive tradeshow booths and an opportunity to network!

Public Health Nurse, Health Protection Services – Travel Health & Immunization Services, Halton Region


Oakville, Ontario
Deadline August 30, 2013

Department: Health
Location: Health Protection Services – Travel Health & Immunization Services
Position: Public Health Nurse
Salary Range: $36.03 - $44.34 per hour (ONA)

Note: Applicants will be considered for interviews based on the information provided in their application to the Region of Halton including a current resume and cover letter. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those under consideration will be contacted.

RfP--Consultant: Background Assessment for Policy Work Related to Physical Activity and Healthy Eating of Children 0-4 in Child Care Centres in Hastings & Prince Edward Counties, Hastings & Prince Edward Counties Healthy Communities Partnership


Belleville, Ontario
Deadline August 26, 2013


Manager (2 Positions), Kingston Community Health Centres


Kingston & Napanee, Ontario
Deadline August 26, 2013

Internal / External Posting

Posting Date: August 2, 2013
Closing Date: August 26, 2013

Position Title 1: Manager, Primary Health Care (based in North Kingston)
Position Title 2: Manager, Regional Programs (based in Napanee)    

Reporting: Director of Operations
Position Type: Full time, permanent
Start Date:  September 2013
Annual Salary: $74,452 - $87,590

Position Summary:

Public Health Nutritionist, Health And Emergency Services Department, County of Oxford


Woodstock, Ontario
Deadline August 23, 2013
Notice of Vacancy

Position: Public Health Nutritionist (Comp. #2013-83)
Location: Public Health and Emergency Services Department
Employment Status:    Temporary Full-Time    - Sick Leave Coverage(Duration Unknown)
Reporting To: Manager Of Health Promotion
Union Affiliation: C.U.P.E. Union
Wage Range: $37.53/Hr. - $42.01/Hr.

Position Summary:


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