Community News


03 Feb CHNIG Award for Clinical Excellence in Community Health Nursing

Do you know a community health nurse in practice who has demonstrated expertise in practice, demonstrated professionalism, leadership and good interpersonal skills? If so, then nominate this nurse today for the CHNIG Award for Clinical Excellence in Community Health Nursing. Every year, CHNIG in collaboration with...

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01 Feb Ontario Health Study

The Ontario Health Study is a landmark study of over 225,000 participants to date, created to better understand the environmental, lifestyle, and genetic causes of chronic diseases in Ontario.  The discoveries that will come from this study will help bring us closer to preventing chronic...

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06 Dec Skills Online – Winter 2015

Do you want to build your skills and competence in public health? Skills Online can help. This award-winning program is recognized by public health organizations across Canada. All of the online modules contain practical, interactive Canadian content. The facilitated modules, which are led by an experienced...

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19 Aug Nursing Students: Opportunity to join the CHNIG BOD

Would you like to strengthen your leadership and communication skills? Enhance your knowledge about issues impacting community health nursing? Network with RNs and other student nursing associations? Apply to become an affiliate member of the Community Health Nurses' Initiatives Group (CHNIG) Board of Directors today! Send your...

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18 Aug Public Health Agency of Canada Skills Online Fall 2014

Do you want to build your skills and competence in policy and program planning, communications, surveillance, epidemiology, biostatistics, analytical skills, evaluation or evidence decision-making? Skills Online can help. This award-winning program is recognized by public health organizations across Canada. All of the online modules contain practical,...

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16 Jul Join and/or Renew your Membership with OPHA today!

Now is the time to join and/or renew your membership with the Ontario Public Health Association (OPHA)! A not-for-profit member-based association that provides leadership in advancing public health in Ontario. Click here for more information: https://onpha.memberclicks.net/...

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21 Jun Compassionate Care NOT Cuts for Refugees

CHNIG member Leanne Siracusa represented RNAO/CHNIG as she spoke at the 3rd national day of  protest against cuts to the interim health coverage for refugees. One of the national protest sites was Hamilton where she spoke on June 16, 2014 at the invitation of physician partners...

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19 Jun Addressing Substance Use Workshop

Apply now to a host FREE Addressing Substance Use Champions Workshop at your organization! RNAO is thrilled to announce the expansion of the Best Practice Champions Network® Workshop Series! RNAO is seeking partner organizations from across Ontario to act as host sites for RNAO’s NEW FREE...

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05 Jun NEW! Breastfeeding Resource for Community-Based Programs

It is with great pleasure that the Public Health Agency of Canada, in collaboration with the Breastfeeding Committee for Canada, release Protecting, Promoting and Supporting Breastfeeding: A Practical Workbook for Community-Based Programs (2nd Ed). Available for download in PDF here. This resource aims to provide practical, best...

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05 Jun Interdisciplinary Viral Hepatitis Education Workshop

September 25-26, 2014 | Holiday Inn Vancouver Centre, Vancouver, BC BC Centre for Disease Control is again hosting a 2-day workshop geared towards health and social service providers who want to increase their knowledge about viral hepatitis and improve prevention and care services. Detailed objectives and preliminary...

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