PHS Research & Practice Day 2017 winners

Important work, engaging presentations, tacking key issues. Congrats to all PHS Research & Practice Day winners! Poster: A scoping review: Understanding Canadian dialogue on vaccine injury compensation Poster: Sources of planetary health data: a practica in Eldoret, Kenya Poster: Seasonal dynamics of malaria in pregnancy in West Africa Poster: What...

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DLSPH new home for International Journal of Indigenous Health

The Waakebiness-Bryce Institute for Indigenous Health at the DLSPH is the new home of the International Journal of Indigenous Health (IJIH), a leading scientific journal that advances knowledge and understanding to improve Indigenous health. “As publisher, we will be able to provide graduate students with an opportunity to work behind...

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DLSPH Open: Equity, Diversity, and Excellence

Dear colleagues, The University of Toronto is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion and has a variety of services and people dedicated to removing barriers and supporting the University community in fulfilling their academic, research and employment goals. As a world-leading school of public health, DLSPH has reaffirmed its commitment...

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DLSPH Blog – Diversity and Equity

 The DLSPH Blog is a digital platform that will explore issues that impact public health and health systems scholars on a biweekly basis.For blog ideas, feedback or comments, contact: communications.dlsph@utoronto.ca It has always been my understanding that equity and social responsibility are core values of a School of Public Health.  And...

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The Next 150 Conference: Increasing dialogue at U of T on colonization and health

By: Natalie Hope, MPH candidate in Social and Behavioural Health Sciences, DLSPH The buzz of Canada 150 celebrations may be slowing, but dialogue about Canada’s colonial history is only picking up speed at the University of Toronto. And for good reason. It’s been almost two years since the Truth and...

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National Fellowship Program provides PhD and Post-​doctoral students with health system experience

By: Rebecca Biason, Communications and Events Coordinator, IHPME Today, the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health announced a $5.8 million investment in Health System Impact Fellowships and Training Modernization Start-Up grants, a new training model for health services researchers that provides post-doctoral fellows with the opportunity to take part in experiential...

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DLSPH Blog – Why Quality Matters

The DLSPH Blog is a digital platform that will explore issues that impact public health and health systems scholars on a biweekly basis written by Interim Dean Adalsteinn Brown in collaboration with DLSPH faculty, staff and students. For blog ideas, feedback or comments, contact: communications.dlsph@utoronto.ca. A health-care system rooted in quality is one...

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DLSPH Open: Intro to Public Health & Health Systems

Dear colleagues, Welcome to the 2017-18 Academic Year. For the 450 students beginning their studies at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health (DLSPH) this fall, welcome to DLSPH Open, a bi-monthly message to our community that shares progress towards our shared vision, celebrates successes, and showcases our collective social...

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Care interrupted: Housing crisis pushing people into rural areas with already stretched health services

Health services in rural and remote areas are struggling to cope with an influx of people on low, fixed incomes moving to these areas, according to researchers at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health. No longer able to survive in southern Ontario due to skyrocketing housing costs, these people...

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Personal stories underscore Indigenous health symposium at U of T

By Hannah James, Reporter, U of T News Families grappling with intergenerational traumas resulting from the residential school system. Troubling experiences of homelessness. Distressing examples of racism in the health-care system. Personal stories – some of which were extremely emotional – were shared at the inaugural Waakebiness-Bryce Institute for Indigenous Health's...

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