Health promotion

Health promotion

Improving population health, health promotion, disease prevention and health protection services and programs for Aboriginal peo

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Dianne Kinnon
Kinnon Consulting
National Aboriginal Health Organization
Publisher: 
National Aboriginal Health Organization
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Identifies key issues of concern and recommendations for follow-up to improve population health, health protection, health promotion, and disease prevention services and programs for Aboriginal people.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ABGN.K56 2002
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Includes bibliographical references.

University of Toronto, Centre for Health Promotion

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Educational Institution
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Research
Publisher

Conducts research and educational activities and provides service in the field of health promotion. Is comprised of five internal units: the Ontario Tobacco Research Unit (OTRU), the Quality of Life Research Unit (QOL), The Health Communication Unit (THCU), the Evaluation and Monitoring Unit (EMU) and the International Projects Unit.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(416) 978-1809
Email Address: 
centre.healthpromotion@utoronto.ca
Fax Number: 
(416) 971-1365
Street Address: 
The Banting Institute 100 College Street, Rm 207
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5G 1L5

Women's health issues: the precautionary principle of public health

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English
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Online
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Boston Women's Health Book Collective
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Boston, MA

Defines the precautionary principle and explains why it is an important issue for women's health activists. Includes a series of related articles.

Reforming health protection and promotion in Canada: time to act

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English
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Paper
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Author: 
Michael Kirby
Publisher: 
The Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines and reports on the infrastructure and governance of the public health system in Canada, as well as on Canada’s ability to respond to public health emergencies arising from outbreaks of infectious disease.

Promoting women's health: what works - fact sheet

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English
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Paper
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Ontario Women's Health Council
Publisher: 
Ontario Women's Health Council
Publication Date: 
c2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Synthesizes findings of the report, "Literature Review: Best Mechanisms to Influence Health Risk Behaviour," which identified effective ways to promote health and influence behaviours that put women at risk.

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Kahnawake Schools Diabetes Prevention Project

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Community education/development

Works to prevent type 2 diabetes in Kahnawake and empower community members to care for their personal and family health through continual improvement of their diabetes prevention model based on Kanien’keha values. Collaborates with all community organizations on a shared vision of diabetes prevention activities that reach all community members.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
450-635-4374
Email Address: 
info@ksdpp.org
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Fax Number: 
450-635-7279
Street Address: 
PO Box 989 2nd Floor
Addt'l Street Address: 
Kahnawake Education Center
City: 
Kahnawake Territory, Mohawk Nation
Province: 
Québec
Postal/ZIP Code: 
J0L 1B0

Which tips for health really matter?

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
The Centre for Social Justice
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Provides a darkly humourous comparison of "personal" health tips with the social determinants of health.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14800039

Dare to age well: healthy aging

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English
Translated Title: 
Vieillir... Passionnément! Aînés en santé
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Other
Author: 
Health Canada
Publisher: 
Minister of Public Works and Government Services, Canada
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

CD collection of publications and photos detailing healthy aging in Canada. Publications are from Health Canada. Photos of seniors "daring to age well" may be used for health promotion purposes.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
AGIN.D37 2001

BC First Nations health handbook: a companion document to the BC HealthGuide

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English
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Paper
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Author: 
Joan Fleischer
Lyla Brown
Publisher: 
British Columbia Ministry of Health Planning
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Victoria, BC

A companion document to the BC Healthguide, this handbook is directed to first nations people who have difficulties accessing health care services. Intended to help aboriginal people make positive and informed health decisions. Desribes how and when to use the BC HealthGuide, who are aboriginal peoples of BC, consumer health rights, health services to First Nations, rural and remote communities, and a glossary of Aboriginal and Health Related Terms.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ABGN.F54 2000

BC First Nations health video: a companion document to the BC HealthGuide

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English
Media Type: 
Video
Author: 
Akbar Nazemi
Lyla Brown
Publisher: 
British Columbia Ministry of Health Planning
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Victoria, BC

Presents a companion document to the BC Healthguide, this video is directed to first nations people who have difficulties accessing health care services. Intended to help aboriginal people make positive and informed health decisions. Describes how and when to use the BC HealthGuide, who are Aboriginal peoples of BC, consumer health rights, health services to First Nations, rural and remote communities, and a glossary of Aboriginal and Health Related Terms.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ABGN.N38 2002
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