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21. Constitutional Framework for Rights-Based Strategies to Address Homelessness and Poverty as Social Determinants of Health
(Working Paper Series: É/Exchange/Constitutional Framework for Rights-Based Strategi)
Download419.7 KB About this Article: This article examines Canadian Constitutional provisions that can be used to protect the right to adequate housing and freedom from poverty, both of which contribute ...
Monday, 27 August 2012
22. Built Environment: A Synthesis of Review of Evidence
(É/Exchange Commissioned Paper Series/Commissioned Paper Reports)
... improved health outcomes for Canadians. There is some evidence to suggest that current practices related to the promotion of the built environment may not adequately address inequities in health, and may ...
Wednesday, 01 August 2012
23. Background
(É/Exchange Commissioned Paper Series/Built Environment: A Synthesis of Review of Eviden)
... in the past two decades. Canadian data suggests a 10% decrease in sedentary behaviour would result in health savings of $150 million per year [9]. The growing incidence of chronic diseases has, in part, ...
Wednesday, 01 August 2012
24. Executive Summary
(É/Exchange Commissioned Paper Series/Built Environment: A Synthesis of Review of Eviden)
... for Canadians. There is some evidence to suggest that current practices related to the promotion of the built environment may not adequately address inequities in health, and may even increase disparities. ...
Wednesday, 01 August 2012
25. Executive Summary
(É/Exchange Commissioned Paper Series/Diet and Nutrition: A Synthesis of review evidence)
... for Canadians. There is some evidence to suggest that current practices related to the promotion of healthy dietary behaviours may not adequately address inequities in health, and may even increase disparities. ...
Thursday, 12 July 2012
26. Social Determinants of Health: A Synthesis of Review of Evidence
(É/Exchange Commissioned Paper Series/Commissioned Paper Reports)
... improved health outcomes for Canadians. There is some evidence to suggest that current practices related to the social determinants of health may not adequately address inequities in health, and may even ...
Wednesday, 11 July 2012
by Elizabeth Lee Ford Jones Canadian kids going hungry This commentary was published in the Huffington Post, Globe and Mail and the Kitchener-Waterloo Record When a crow went down with West Nile ...
Wednesday, 30 May 2012
28. A Human Rights Context for Addressing Poverty and Homelessness
(Working Paper Series: É/Exchange/A Human Rights Context for Addressing Poverty and )
... they are also understood in international human rights terms as violations of rights to life, security of the person and equality – rights which are protected in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. ...
Tuesday, 22 May 2012
... at Institute of Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) and a Senior Medical Advisor for Statistics Canada. He holds a Canadian Institute for Health Research Chair in Applied Public Health. His research interest ...
Friday, 04 May 2012
Jim Dunn holds a Chair in Applied Public Health from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and the Public Health Agency of Canada on ‘Interventions in Residential Neighbourhoods and Population Health’. ...
Friday, 04 May 2012
Housing and Health: New Immigrants This study is a review of qualitative and quantitative studies on immigrant housing status, and its association with health and well-being. It found that recent Canadian ...
Thursday, 03 May 2012
32. CPHA 2010, Toronto
(News|Events/PHIRN @ CPHA)
... access to health and social, and health equity for immigrant and refugee communities Sara Torres & Yvonne Chiu The Role of Immigrant Care Workers in an Aging Society The Canadian Context & ...
Friday, 20 April 2012
33. PHIRNET Fellows @ PHIRN
(Building Capacity/PHIRN Fellows)
Zaida Rahaman Exploring the roles and challenges of nurses working within rural and remote Northern Canadian communities. Dana Riley Determining what factors contributed to or hindered ...
Thursday, 19 April 2012
34. PHIRN OTC Fellowships
(Building Capacity/PHIRN Fellows)
... a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at the Ontario Training Centre for Health Services and Policy Research (OTC). The place of tenure is York University’s Sociology Department and the Canadian HIV/AIDS ...
Thursday, 19 April 2012
35. Louise Potvin
(About us/Advisory Committee)
... and a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences.  ...
Thursday, 19 April 2012
36. Program Co-Leads
(About us/Hub)
... a qualitative and quantitative focus. Read more         Population Health Interventions Research Program Jim Dunn holds a Chair in Applied Public Health from the Canadian ...
Thursday, 19 April 2012
37. Background
(É/Exchange Commissioned Paper Series/Social Determinants of Health)
... and physical inactivity, recognized risk factors for chronic diseases [5,6], have also risen steadily in the past two decades. Canadian data suggests a 10% decrease in sedentary behaviour would result ...
Wednesday, 18 April 2012
38. Executive Summary
(É/Exchange Commissioned Paper Series/Social Determinants of Health)
... for Canadians. There is some evidence to suggest that current practices related to the social determinants of health may not adequately address inequities in health, and may even increase disparities. ...
Wednesday, 18 April 2012
39. PHIRN Doctoral Awards 2011 & 2012
(Building Capacity/PHIRN Fellows)
2011 NameProject Edwin Ng Political and Welfare State Determinants of Social Inequalities and Population Health: A Time-Series Cross-Sectional Study of Canadian Provinces. Hasu Ghosh Understanding ...
Tuesday, 17 April 2012
40. PHIRN Early Research Awards 2011
(Building Capacity/PHIRN Fellows)
... being the lead author or co-author of a number of technical policy reports submitted to the Heart and Stroke Foundation Canada, Health Canada, and the Canadian Institute for Health Research. His current ...
Tuesday, 17 April 2012