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21. Health as if everybody counted blog
(PHIRN Newsletters/Spring/Summer/Fall 2012)
This blog will introduce readers to developments around the world that are relevant to Ontario with a focus on social determinants of health. Written by PHIRN affiliate Ted Schrecker. ...
Thursday, 01 November 2012
22. É/Exchange Working Paper Series
(PHIRN Newsletters/Spring/Summer/Fall 2012)
... by Arne Ruckert, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa Government health Spending: Public Preferences in Canada by Carlos Quinonez (PHIRN co-lead) Indicators of Social Exclusions and ...
Thursday, 01 November 2012
23. Recipients of PHIRN 2012 Doctoral Research Awards
(PHIRN Newsletters/Spring/Summer/Fall 2012)
... at six months and four years. This Research will be conducted in two phases. It will also contribute to a broader understanding of the effects of social environmental factors on the oral health of immigrants. ...
Thursday, 01 November 2012
... disorder, alcohol use disorders, social phobia and schizophrenia. Depression is the most burdensome condition. In terms of deaths, alcohol use disorders contributed to 88 per cent of the total number of ...
Wednesday, 10 October 2012
25. Working Towards Health Equity-Related Policymaking in Ontario
(Working Paper Series: É/Exchange/Working Towards Health Equity-Related Policymaking)
Download555.18 KB About this Article: Inequitable access to social factors that impact health lead to differing rates of disease, injury and mortality between advantaged and disadvantaged members of ...
Thursday, 30 August 2012
26. 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)
... social rights as equal to civil and political rights, and thus subject to the same remedies. In addition to being officially enforceable within the UN system, social rights are claimable in Canadian courts. ...
Monday, 27 August 2012
27. Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity - CAMH
(Other Funding/Current/Ongoing)
... is located at 455 Spadina Avenue, Suite 300, Toronto, Ontario. Qualifications The successful candidate will possess a Ph.D. in a relevant health sciences or social sciences field with a minimum of ...
Thursday, 09 August 2012
28. Results
(É/Exchange Commissioned Paper Series/Built Environment: A Synthesis of Review of Eviden)
... effect size remains relatively small. While bike path usage increased with media and social marketing campaigns, and was sustained in the long term, this did not translate into increased population prevalence ...
Wednesday, 01 August 2012
29. 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
30. Executive Summary
(É/Exchange Commissioned Paper Series/Built Environment: A Synthesis of Review of Eviden)
... relatively small. While bike path usage increases with media and social marketing campaigns, and was sustained in the long term, this did not translate into increased population prevalence of cycling. ...
Wednesday, 01 August 2012
31. What Works for Built Environment Interventions?
(É/Exchange Commissioned Paper Series/Commissioned Paper Summaries)
... activities and improving the cycle route network, increase the proportion of people who cycle, the number of times they do so and their cycling distance. Social marketing and mass media campaigns did not ...
Wednesday, 01 August 2012
32. What Works Among Social Determinants of Health Interventions?
(É/Exchange Commissioned Paper Series/Commissioned Paper Summaries)
... to allocate public funds effectively rise, so have political and societal pressures to ensure that efforts to improve population and public health are directed to proven programs and services. Social determinants, ...
Wednesday, 18 July 2012
33. 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
34. Health Equity and Prevention Primer
(News|Events/Latest News)
... The Tool for Health and Resilience in Vulnerable Environments (THRIVE) Strategic Links: Equitable Development Toolkit What is Social and Health Equity and why is it important? Unnatural Causes, Place ...
Friday, 08 June 2012
The National Centre for Social and Economic Modelling (NATSEM) University of Canberra, Australia Report no. 2/2012, June 4, 2012 CHA-NATSEM Second Report on Health Inequalities Laurie Brown, Professor ...
Wednesday, 06 June 2012
World Health Organization, 2012 A resolution endorsing the Rio Political Declaration on Social Determinants of Health (the ’Rio Political Declaration’) was adopted by WHO Member States at the Sixty-fifth ...
Wednesday, 30 May 2012
... Rights (1948) and the International Covenant on Economic Social and Cultural Rights (1976) Canada has a legal obligation to respect, protect and fulfil the right to food. It’s my hope that this visit ...
Wednesday, 30 May 2012
... at: ………The process of participation and community empowerment. Health Promotion, starting with the analysis of social determinants, plays a key role in fulfilling the agreements ...
Tuesday, 29 May 2012
... of work: communicable diseases, noncommunicable diseases, health through the life-course, health systems, and preparedness, surveillance and response. It was agreed to emphasize social determinants of ...
Tuesday, 29 May 2012
Michael G. Marmot, UCL Institute of Health Equity, University College London Website: …….In India, there is a cabinet minister for social justice. Would that it were catching, ...
Friday, 25 May 2012