Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Community Health Discusssions

CHNET-Works! a project from Community Health Research Unit, University of Ottawa is hosting a series of Fireside Chats (FREE pan-Canadian discussions for community health professionals - via telephone/internet conferences). October, November and December 'chats' are focusing on: Climate Change and Health, Healthy Aging and Food Insecurity. Discussions need to include perspectives re: social ceterminants of health.

Info and registration: and click on Fireside Chats

[posted on the Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) listserv October 29, 2008 by Dot Bonnenfant, CHNET-Works! Animateur]

Upcoming topics:
Climate Change and Health: shedding light November 20/08

Canadian Falls Prevention Curriculum - an UPdate February 5/09

Climate Change and Health: newHealth Canada Report November 13/08

Children Vulnerable to Environmental Contaminants December 10/08

Health Care: Preparation for Age of Scarce Oil October 30/08

Climate Change and Health: A Breath of Fresh Air November 7/08

Healthy Aging: Housing, Support Service and Health November 26/08

Food Insecurity: The Cost of Living - a tool December 5/08

Info Tech and Health Promotion.... December 4/08

Healthy Aging #2 - Aging with Dignity February 12/09

Skateboarding and Youth: What's working? December 3/08