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Using HEIA to advance health equity among LGBTQ people
April 25, noon to 12:30 pm., online webinar
Learn about the new LGBTQ supplement of Ontario’s Health Equity Impact Assessment (HEIA), which will be launched soon. We will explore health disparities and specific health needs among LGBTQ populations; approaches to policy and program design that take into account the needs of these communities; and how to use HEIA to identify and prevent unintended health equity impacts on LGBTQ populations.
CMHA National Conference on Peer Support
May 6, Calgary, Alberta
For three days in May, peer supporters, non-profit leaders, health care providers, health system leaders, thinkers and innovators will connect and share ideas, research, promising practices, successful programs, and tools to grow and strengthen peer support.
Roots of Empathy 2018 Research Symposium
May 9th & 10th, One King West, Toronto
Join Roots of Empathy for two days of stimulating talks from the leading edge of psychology, neurology and sociology – all of which feed our understanding of children’s wellbeing and development. The keynote address is Cultivating social connection: Perspectives from contemplative neuroscience with Dr. Richard J. Davidson. Other presenters: Andy Meltzoff, Ryszard Praszkier, Christian Keysers, David Lätsch, Elina Marjamaki.
Com-HAC: The Community Health Advancement Conference
May 9, The Globe and Mail Centre, Toronto
Com-HAC is an interactive opportunity for community health professionals to learn, collaborate and be inspired by the possibilities created by innovative information management in the health sector and beyond. Join digital health experts and community health leaders at the day-long conference to explore the power of information and data in achieving better, more efficient and sustainable patient care.
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