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  • Lunch 'n' Learn Webinar: Understanding the Differences between Rural and Urban Healthcare Needs

    Event Date: 
    Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 12:00
    Event Description: 

    Rural communities make up 18% of the national population, but they are only served by 8% of all practicing physicians in Canada. Rural populations have also been found to be, on average, older, less affluent, and less healthy than their urban counterparts. Ontario Community Health Centres (CHCs) strive to offer services specifically tailored to their communities, which is particularly valuable in rural communities that may have to prioritize the services they offer based on the limited resources available.

  • Lunch & Learn: Improving indoor air quality for infection control in community spaces

    Event Date: 
    Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 12:00
    12:00-1:00 pm
    Event Description: 

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    This special lunch 'n' learn webinar took place on  Wednesday, July 28, 2021. We explored  how community health care and service agencies can improve indoor air quality to reduce airborne transmission of COVID-19 and other respiratory illnesses, and we'll hear how one organization – Na-Me-Res in Toronto - did it.

  • Virtual Annual Privacy Officers’ PLE: Healthcare Privacy post COVID-19

    Event Date: 
    Monday, September 27, 2021 - 09:00
    Event Description: 

    Virtual Annual Privacy Officers’ PLE: Healthcare Privacy post COVID-19
    September 27 - October 1, 2021
    Via ZOOM

    We are pleased to announce our 6th Annual Virtual Privacy Officers’ Professional Learning Event. It will be once again done over a course of a week, starting on Monday, Sept 27 for 5 consecutive days with 9:00 am EST starting time. Each segment will be 60 minutes and will feature a renowned speaker, followed by an optional 30 minutes networking portion. We are excited to continue hosting these events but we promise that your time will be worth it.
    Here is a list of our star speakers: