Part-time Project Coordinator, Canadian Mesothelioma Health Network

Organization:  Canadian Mesothelioma Foundation Position: Part-time Project Coordinator, Canadian Mesothelioma Health Network (FTE 0.5) About Us:  The Canadian Mesothelioma Foundation is a registered charity focused on building awareness about the dangers of asbestos exposure and supporting mesothelioma patients and their families and caregivers.  Mesothelioma is a terrible cancer, which is almost exclusively caused by exposure to …

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Project Coordinator – Sun at Work

Sun at Work initiative is a multi-organizational initiative with leadership from Ryerson University and the following partner organizations: the Occupational Cancer Research Centre at CCO, Alberta Health Services, Save Your Skin Foundation, and Sun Safe Nova Scotia. The pan-Canadian project involves the development and implementation of an effective set of work place sun protection measures that act at the individual, contextual, and policy levels. Under the guidance of the PI and partner organizations, the Project Coordinator and KTE coordinator will develop the intervention material and three project officers will implement the interventions in collaboration with participating work sites.

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Job Opportunity: Executive Director, Strategy on Patient-Oriented Research

As part of its Health Research Roadmap, CIHR is leading a national dialogue on how to best support and invest in patient-oriented research. The overall goal of the strategy (SPOR) is to improve health care and health outcomes for Canadians through patient-oriented research. The aims of the Strategy are outlined in the discussion document: Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research: a discussion paper for a 10-year plan to change health care using the levers of research which will be finalized in the fall of 2010.

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KTECOP Survey: Help us plan our 2010/2011 meetings and workshops

Dear Community,

We are delighted to tell you that the KTECOP has received funding from CIHR to support our meetings and workshops in 2010/2011. In late November 2009, we submitted a grant application entitled “Knowledge Translation Community of Practice Linkages and Meetings” to the CIHR Meetings, Planning and Dissemination Grant: Knowledge Translation Program. Our application was approved for $7,950. Out of 37 applications submitted, ours was ranked tenth!

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Developing a Professional Certification in KT at the University of Toronto

The summer is over and we are getting the new year rolling with a wonderful presentation from Melanie Barwick on the development of a professional certification for KT. This is something that our community has been asking for, and I am sure you would all like to find out what Melanie has been up to …

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