Community News


22 Oct New Member Survey

CHNIG is committed to act as a voice for community health nurses and the public we serve.  We work to affect change in the health care system and policies which impact the work of CHNs and health of the public. As representatives of Ontario CHNs,...

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20 Sep Parkinson Society Canada – REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS

Parkinson Society Canada is pleased to announce the first competition of our July 2011-June 2013 National Research Program Funding Cycle. Funding Opportunities: GRADUATE STUDENTSHIP AWARD (Two-year duration  $20,000 per year - see RFA for explanation of funding) CLINICAL RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP (Two-year duration, $50,000 per year) CLINICAL MOVEMENT DISORDER FELLOWSHIP...

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03 Aug OAHPP holds first Public Health Nursing Summit

On April 27th this year the Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion held it’s first ever Public Health Nursing Summit. The objectives of the day included increasing understanding of the evolving and expanding role of public health nursing for improving population health outcomes and...

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02 Aug Tools for Knowledge Translation in Public Health

The National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools (NCCMT) makes methods and tools for knowledge translation in public health easier to find and easier to use.  NCCMT's primary target audiences are public health managers and professionals across Canada who promote and facilitate evidence-informed decision making. Their...

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04 Jul Community Health Nurses on the CNA board

As many of you will know, Judith Shamian is now the president of the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA). Barbara Mildon has been elected President-Elect, and Claire Betker will also be on the board as CHNC ‘Associate Member Representative’. The unique knowledge that characterizes Community health...

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28 Jun 4th National Community Health Nurses Conference

The Canadian Community Health Nurses conference was held June 16-18, offering community health nurses in Ontario and beyond professional development so they can continue to build a healthy future for all.  The conference was a tremendous success.  CHNIG partnered with CHNC to host the conference...

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14 Jun HELPS Inc. Project Survey

Are you a nurse working with children (below the age of 10) who have a developmental delay or disability?   If yes, you are invited to complete a 10-minute survey about the social inclusion of young children with developmental delays or disabilities. The HELPS Inc Project is exploring the...

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06 May New edition of renowned public health manual released

Delivers guidance for public health/community health nurses working to improve the health of individuals and communities (OTTAWA, May 6, 2010) —  The fourth edition of a cornerstone publication in public health was released today. Produced by the Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) and Community Health Nurses...

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05 May Participants Needed for Nurses at Risk Study

We Need Your Expertise! Dr. Pat Armstrong from York University is leading a research team that is examining the relationship between nurses, their work and health. The study, “Nurses at Risk: Exploring Gender and Race in Workplace Illness, Injury and Violence” takes as its starting point...

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