Category Archives: Issues

Urban Communicable Disease Control

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine Update –  Recommendations for Males and Females  http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/hl/bgrd/backgroundfile-59177.pdf Toronto Unvaccinated:  The Impact of Vaccination on the City’s Health  http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/hl/bgrd/backgroundfile-57578.pdf  http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/hl/bgrd/backgroundfile-57638.pdf Improving Infection Control Practices in Personal Services Settings (Tattooing, Piercing and Aesthetic Services)  http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/hl/bgrd/backgroundfile-38338.pdf  

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Substance Abuse

The Burden of Illness from Tobacco in Toronto, 2012 http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2012/hl/bgrd/backgroundfile-50771.pdf Toronto Public Health Tobacco Control Plan Update 2012 http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2012/hl/bgrd/backgroundfile-50813.pdf

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Health Equity and Social Determinants of Health

Saskatoon Public Health Observatory Advancing health equity in health care (Call to action / Health equity guide / Technical appendix and additional data) Promoting health equity evaluation 2013 Health Equity Summit Dr. Cory Neudorf: Root causes & root solution Dr. … Continue reading

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Healthy Built Environments including transportation, walkability, urban design

Transportation Priorities and Investment for a Healthy Toronto http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/hl/bgrd/backgroundfile-56649.pdf Creating a Healthier Toronto Through the Official Plan http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2012/hl/bgrd/backgroundfile-49921.pdf Improving Health and Health Equity through the Toronto Parks Plan http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/hl/bgrd/backgroundfile-42233.pdf Healthy Toronto by Design http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/hl/bgrd/backgroundfile-41313.pdf http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/hl/bgrd/backgroundfile-41333.pdf Healthy Toronto by Design:  Current … Continue reading

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Harm Reduction including supervised consumption sites

Supervised Injection Services in Toronto http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/hl/bgrd/backgroundfile-59886.pdf

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Food Insecurity

Saskatoon Public Health Observatory Cost of healthy eating in Saskatchewan 2009 (Executive summary) Executive summary (Summary) Food Insecurity Cost of the Nutritious Food Basket – Toronto 2012 http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2012/hl/bgrd/backgroundfile-49918.pdf http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2012/hl/bgrd/backgroundfile-49919.pdf http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2012/hl/bgrd/backgroundfile-49920.pdf Cost of the Nutritious Food Basket – Toronto 2013 http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/hl/bgrd/backgroundfile-61625.pdf … Continue reading

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