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4th Annual Social Determinants of Health PHN In-Person Networking Meeting

Social Determinants of Health Public Health Nurses Network with support from the National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health

Friday, April 8, 2016 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT)

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Organized by the Social Determinant of Health Public Health Nurse Network with support from the National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health

This is a scent-free event.

Across Ontario public health units, nurses are playing a leadership role in advancing the social determinants of health and health equity. The purpose of this annual gathering of Social determinants of health nurses is to support learning, knowledge exchange and networking.

The conference objectives are to:

- Identify strategies for advocacy at the municipal level
- Explore strategies and tools for thriving in your SDOH role and support renewed motivation for your work
- Gain knowledge of colleagues’ activities and tools they have developed
- Connect with those doing similar work

The full day event will include presentations, story sharing and interactive sessions on strategies to address the SDH and health equity in public health organizations.

Who should attend:

The workshop is tailored for social determinants of health nurses. It is however open to all public health practitioners in working on the social determinants of health and health equity.

Speakers:

Joe Mihevc, Toronto City Councilor & Toronto Board of Health Member

Pegeen Walsh, Executive Director, Ontario Public Health Association

SDH PHNs (TBC)

 

Planning Team:

Alison Dunn, Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit

Jennifer Schnitzer, Toronto Public Health

Julie Hill, Region f Waterloo Public Health

Lisa Brankley, North Bay Parry Sound Health Unit

Margaret MacDonald, Eastern Ontario Health Unit

Marilyn King, Huron County Health Unit

Monica Banz, Grey Bruce Public Health Unit 

Sume Ndumbe-Eyoh, National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health 

Registration: $75 (breakfast and lunch provided)

Registration closes on March 22nd at noon

 FAQs 

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

Parking location: There are two entrances to the City Hall parking garage, one at Bay St., just north of Queen on the west side and the other is on Queen St., just west of Bay St. on the north side

Public transportation: Osgoode or Queen Station on the Yonge-University-Spadina Subway Line are a 4 minute walk

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