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In this week's feature article, Gobinaa Manoharan and Jason LeMar of Public Health Ontario outline the highlights of a recent environmental scan of municipal alcohol policy implementation in Ontario.

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28th World Congress of the International Association for Suicide Prevention


Montréal, Quebec
June 16-20, 2015

The congress theme, New Discoveries and Technologies in Suicide Prevention, focuses on presenting cutting-edge research and clinical insights from the beginning of the 21st century. However, as in all International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) Congresses, a full range of topics will be covered, from the latest discoveries in biology and genetics, to culturally sensitive prevention practices and suicidology and the arts.

Health Promoter, Quest CHC


St. Catharines, Ontario
Deadline April 6, 2015

Quest Community Health Centre is a not-for-profit, interdisciplinary, health care organization.  We are one of 73 government funded Community Health Centres in Ontario.  Our holistic interdisciplinary model of health and wellbeing focuses on primary health care, illness prevention, health promotion, community capacity building, and services integration, while taking into account underlying social determinants of health such as poverty, housing problems and unemployment.

Panel Member (Volunteer Position), Ontario Drug Policy Research Network


No deadline noted

The Ontario Drug Policy Research Network (ODPRN) is an academic network of five Ontario-based universities that conducts research called “drug class reviews” to inform drug funding policies in Ontario. Working directly with Ontario’s Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, we provide recommendations that help to inform how drugs are paid for by the public system (e.g., the Ontario Drug Benefit).

Physician, Kingston Community Health Centres


Kingston, Ontario
No deadline noted

Position Type: Part-time Contract (14 hours weekly (0.4 FTE)), from May 19 to September 4, 2015)
Start Date: May 19, 2015
Pay: $211,375.98 (this salary assumes a 35 hour work week, whereas this position is 14 hours weekly and will be prorated accordingly)

Position Summary:

Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, the physician delivers high quality primary care and promotes healthy lifestyle choices for clients.



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