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Improving health by design in the Greater Toronto-Hamilton Area

Improving health by design in the Greater Toronto-Hamilton Area

Improving health by design in the Greater Toronto-Hamilton Area
May 14, 2014
A new report entitled Improving Health by Design in the Greater Toronto-Hamilton Area (GTHA) will be released in Toronto on Wednesday. The report by medical officers of health in the GTHA highlights that improvements in the way communities are designed along with the integration of public transportation could prevent more than 330 premature deaths and 1,000 cases of diabetes each year across Toronto, Peel, Simcoe-Muskoka and Hamilton.

Date: Wednesday, May 14
Time: 10 to 11 a.m.
Location: The Great Hall, Union Station, 65 Front St. W.

Photo opportunities and media interviews will be available with:
- Dr. David Mowat
Medical Officer of Health, Region of Peel, Public Health
- Dr. David McKeown
Medical Officer of Health, Toronto Public Health
- Dr. Ninh Tran
Associate Medical Officer of Health, Hamilton Public Health Services
- Dr. Charles Gardner
Medical Officer of Health, Simcoe-Muskoka District Health Unit

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7th Learning Retreat for Dietitians
OPHA Lean Sigma White Belt Workshop
OPHA Lean Sigma Yellow Belt Workshop 2017