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21. Methods
(É/Exchange Commissioned Paper Series/Built Environment: A Synthesis of Review of Eviden)
The www.health-evidence.ca online registry is a free, searchable database of quality-appraised systematic reviews evaluating the effectiveness of public health interventions. The health-evidence.ca registry ...
Wednesday, 01 August 2012
22. Background
(É/Exchange Commissioned Paper Series/Built Environment: A Synthesis of Review of Eviden)
... for many of the social determinants of health [3]. Evidence-Informed Decision Making Evidence-informed decision making (EIDM) is accepted in Canada as necessary for the provision of effective health ...
Wednesday, 01 August 2012
23. 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
24. What Works for Built Environment Interventions?
(É/Exchange Commissioned Paper Series/Commissioned Paper Summaries)
... eye injuries, and prevent hearing loss when hearing protection is mandatory, but do not prevent logger injuries, hearing loss and use of substances. The evidence is inconclusive regarding attempts to reduce ...
Wednesday, 01 August 2012
... and addictions practices and policies are informed by sound evidence, and enabling stakeholders to generate and exchange knowledge.   Source:EENet Video from EENet on Vimeo.  ...
Tuesday, 31 July 2012
26. What Works Among Social Determinants of Health Interventions?
(É/Exchange Commissioned Paper Series/Commissioned Paper Summaries)
... health programs are associated with benefits to various populations, there remains cause for concern given some of the evidence suggests that various interventions may in fact widen health disparities. What ...
Wednesday, 18 July 2012
27. 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
28. What Works for Community-Based Healthy Diet and Nutrition Interventions?
(É/Exchange Commissioned Paper Series/Commissioned Paper Summaries)
... sub-populations were noted in the studies: There is some evidence to suggest that children from higher income families are more likely to practice healthier eating than children from lower income families ...
Wednesday, 11 July 2012
29. 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
... on the political agenda in Canada — and galvanize action to eliminate it. Dr. Elizabeth Lee Ford-Jones is an expert advisor with EvidenceNetwork.ca, a Paediatrician specializing in social paediatrics ...
Wednesday, 30 May 2012
... in health disparities. For example, policy abstracts should include the scientific evidence or practice concept that led to the policy. If the submission is a science abstract, then applicants should indicate ...
Tuesday, 15 May 2012
... Meeting on the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases Review of the Millennium Development Goals Sustainable development agenda Conference expected outcomes An evidence/expert opinion ...
Friday, 11 May 2012
... approach to prevention of priority public health conditions (PPHCs) – specifically alcohol misuse, obesity and smoking. It also provides evidence and exemplars of interventions which have been developed ...
Thursday, 10 May 2012
34. Upcoming Commissioned Reports
(PHIRN/Upcoming Papers & Reports)
Titles “Built Environment: A Synthesis of Review Evidence: An Overview Of Systematic Review Evidence On The Effectiveness Of Built Environment Interventions” by Maureen Dobbins & Daiva Tirilis, ...
Monday, 30 April 2012
35. Upcoming Knowledge Exchange Summaries
(PHIRN/Upcoming Papers & Reports)
Titles “Built Environment: A Synthesis of Review Evidence: An Overview Of Systematic Review Evidence On The Effectiveness Of Built Environment Interventions” by Maureen Dobbins & Daiva Tirilis, ...
Monday, 30 April 2012
... practical ways to develop better evidence and share lessons learned and best practices. The Forum will profile dynamic speakers from Canada who will address the role of health equity in program and policy ...
Monday, 30 April 2012
...  Their task was to synthesize existing evidence and identify effective and appropriate actions to improve health equity in nine thematic areas: globalization; gender; social exclusion; early child ...
Monday, 30 April 2012
38. EXTRA Fellow
(Building Capacity/PHIRN Fellows)
Beverly Bryant - Normalizing Evidence-Informed Decision Making in the Public Health Workforce  ...
Friday, 20 April 2012
39. PHIRN OTC Fellowships
(Building Capacity/PHIRN Fellows)
... organization of knowledge, and socio-legal studies. She pursues critical, ethnographic, and qualitative approaches. Through her empirical work and civil society involvement, she strives to provide an evidence-informed ...
Thursday, 19 April 2012
40. PHIRN funded research 2010-11
(Building Capacity/PHIRN Funded Research)
...  Objectives: Synthesize the best available evidence in support of using labour market policy Investigate the potential to reduce health inequities by way of labour market Pathways to Income ...
Thursday, 19 April 2012