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Advocating for the Environment

Hilda Swirsky, RN, BScN MEd Links What is the Relationship between Climate Change and Weather? Spare the Air Actions What is climate change? Nursing and Environmental Health Canadian Nurses Association’s Position Statement – The environment a determinant of Health Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario – Environment and Health (many links on this page) Research Google […]

Is healthcare focused on the wrong thing?

Marian Walsh CEO – BRIDGEPOINT HEALTH Links Centre for Global eHealth Innovation Patient Self Management Network of Ontario Chronic Disease Prevention Aliance of Canada Ontario Health Quality Council Heart and Stroke Foundation Veterans Health Administration Kiaser Permanente Ministry of Health of Spain QUESTION Have you seen any health promotion/prevention initiatives that you like, or thought […]

Can nurses play a part in reducing poverty?

Lynn Anne Mulrooney Registered Nurses Association of Ontario – Senior Policy Analyst Discussing the 25 in 5 Network – a organization that is aiming to reduce poverty by¬† 25% in 5 years. POVERTY RESOURCE LINKS RNAO Resources on Social Determinants of Health, including poverty Video Vignettes from Vote out Poverty Event Oct 2007 provincial election […]