Sites and Mailing Lists

Colour of Poverty

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New website! Poverty in Ontario is growing at an alarming rate. The Colour of Justice Network announced the launching of the Colour of Poverty Campaign - a province-wide community-based effort to help raise public awareness about the serious problem of poverty within the racialized communities of Ontario.

Website by and for youth to go live on World AIDS Day

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On December 1, World AIDS Day, McGill University will officially launch YAHAnet (Youth, the Arts and HIV/AIDS Network), a UNESCO-funded website that will encourage and facilitate the use of artistic expression such as hip-hop, film, photography, graffiti and drama for HIV and AIDS education and advocacy among youth groups around the world. 

Urban Poverty Project 2007

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The Urban Poverty Project 2007 is a series of comprehensive analytical reports, resource tools, and data profiles which take a broad look at different aspects of urban poverty in Canada, using detailed data from Statistics Canada Censuses and other sources.  This series of online documents and resources is designed to be both user-and-planet-friendly. It includes fact sheets, poverty data tables, in-depth reports and summary documents. 

Neighbours, Friends and Families

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Neighbours, Friends and Families is a public education campaign to raise awareness of the signs of woman abuse so that those close to an at-risk woman or an abusive man can help.

Infant Mental Health Promotion

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Infant Mental Health Promotion (IMP) is a coalition of professional representatives from agencies concerned with infants and their families. Their mission is to develop and support best practices for enhancing infant mental health through education, dissemination of information, networking, and advocacy.   Their website includes resources for parents and healthcare professionals, including access to the presentations from the Infant Mental Health Rounds.

Youth InfoNet

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The Interagency Youth Working Group (IYWG) is pleased to announce Youth InfoNet 39. This issue of the monthly e-newsletter on youth reproductive health and HIV prevention features 12 program resources with Web links, and 14 summaries of published research articles from Bangladesh, Brazil, Cameroon, Gambia, Ghana, India, Iran, Kenya, Nicaragua, Nigeria, South Africa, and Tanzania. You can read the full issue.

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Wellocities is a new online social network that enables Canadians living with diabetes to be in control of their health journey.  It is an online community that delivers the first national Web directory of health services, trustworthy knowledge and the power of social networking to those interested in self-managing their health.

Better Science with Sex and Gender A Primer for Health Research

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This primer, from the Women’s Health Research Network in BC, provides pragmatic suggestions for how to successfully employ a sex- and gender-based analysis (SGBA) in health research. It is a broad, comprehensive guide that applies to all areas of health research, including the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) four pillars of health research — biomedical, clinical, health systems, and social and cultural dimensions of health — as well as areas of health policy.

Contact, Help, Advice and Information Networks (CHAIN )

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Contact, Help, Advice and Information Networks (CHAIN) is a network designed to facilitate links between health care professionals, specialists, researchers, educators, managers, librarians and other professionals.

CHAIN is a successful network in the United Kingdom National Health Service programme and is also available in Canada through the Cochrane Effective Practice and Organisation of Care Group (EPOC).

CHAIN was established in response to a demand for information about 'who is doing what' in evidence based health care and knowlege transfer.

Survivors Debate: "The Past Decade Ovarian Cancer" Blog

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The mandate of the Survivors’ Debate program(s) is to educate, to discuss and to escalate the patient/caregiver ovarian cancer voice at both the public and decision-making levels. To preserve autonomy, it is survivor-led/organized and encourages full public and healthcare professional participation. Open and spirited discussion is encouraged.

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