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The Working Sick

By Roberta Downing, PhD (Senior Legislative and Federal Affairs Officer, APA Public Interest Directorate – Government Relations Office)

Have you ever had to work even though you had a cold or the flu because you couldn’t afford to lose a day’s pay? 776 more words

Children And Youth

Recently, while researching about foster children, I was speaking to Irwin Elman, Ontario’s advocate for children and youth. He told me that the Ontario Ministry of Education has pledged to raise the graduation rate for children in care to the provincial average within five years. 457 more words

This Week Around Here

We finally had a normal week around here.

A full week of school has brought with it multiplication. As in multiplication homework. The assignment is five minutes each night learning the basic facts. 264 more words

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WHO adolescent health care competencies

Diederik Aarendonk, promotes WHO adolescent health care competencies – via LinkedIN – Can. Associ of Community Health Centres list serve

WHO document prepared by lead writers Pierre André Michaud (University of Lausanne) and Valentina Baltag (World Health Organization); EFPC members assisted by reviewing the document.

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Indicators: A shortlisting exercise

At the meeting of the Shared Measurement constellation on Tuesday January 13th at CRD Headquarters, we started the process of shortlisting indicators for use in the Shared Measurement system for the Child & Youth Health Network. 217 more words

Upstream~

Does this seem familiar?

Let’s head upstream, together~.

Baby, it's Cold Outside, and Loud in Here

Well, we had every intention of settling back into a routine this week. Back to work and school after a long (and loud) break. But then it got ridiculously, insanely cold and school was cancelled.  302 more words

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