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CDPAC E-Newsletter

Latest updates, news, and events

In this issue:
  • Featured Webinar: Cross-Cohort Harmonization Project for Tomorrow (CHPT) Project 
  • Diabetes Awareness Campaign: Sign the charter and take 2 minutes for type 2 diabetes
  • Exciting Changes at the Heart & Stroke: Ready for a fresh fight?
  • Global comparison study shows how Canada stacks up against 37 other countries around the world when it comes to Physical Activity
  • New Infographic (in French): Cost of Chronic Disease in Canada from Four Key Risk Factors
  • Announcement: Minister of Health announces revision of the Food Guide, Healthy Eating initiatives, as part of a vision for a healthy Canada | Annonce: La ministre de la Santé annonce une révision du Guide alimentaire canadien et des initiatives concernant les saines habitudes alimentaires dans le cadre d'une vision pour un Canada en santé
Featured Webinar: Cross-Cohort Harmonization Project for Tomorrow (CHPT) Project
The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer and Maelstrom Research invite the research community to learn about Maelstrom Research’s open-source tools, the CHPT initiative, and how to make use of these resources to support current and future research in cancer and chronic diseases. READ MORE 
Diabetes Awareness Campaign: Sign the charter and take 2 minutes for type 2 diabetes
•Unite for Canadians with diabetes. Show your support and sign the Diabetes Charter for Canada! READ MORE
•Did you know that one in three Canadians already has diabetes or prediabetes and many don’t know it? The Canadian Diabetes Association (CDA) has launched an awareness campaign to help everyone learn their risk for type 2 diabetes. All you need to do is take the 2 minute online CANRISK test ... READ MORE
Exciting Changes at the Heart & Stroke: Ready for a fresh fight?
Heart & Stroke Foundation has reignited their fight. They're working even harder and doing even more. Watch this video to see why this means so much. What's new?
  • A new website – provides highly customized information and support
  • A new research strategy – combines partnerships, innovative thinking, and emerging opportunities that lead to medical breakthroughs
  • New areas of focus – children's health policies, women's health, and Indigenous health
  • Innovative fundraising – including a new "pay for success" funding model
All this is wrapped in Heart & Stroke's bold and modern new logo. READ MORE
Global comparison study shows how Canada stacks up against 37 other countries around the world when it comes to Physical Activity 
For the first time, harmonized child and youth physical activity indicators across 38 countries from six continents were compared to seek solutions to increase childhood physical activity globally. The global comparisons were led by Dr. Mark Tremblay, Chair of the Active Healthy Kids Global Alliance and Director of the Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research Group at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute in Canada. For a look at the key results ... READ MORE
New Infographic (in French): Cost of Chronic Disease in Canada from Four Key Risk Factors
CDPAC is pleased to re-release our newest infographic in French (NEW) and English which Includes information on the economic burden of chronic diseases in Canada from four key risk factors; how much money could be saved by modest reductions in key chronic disease risk factors; and selected policies, programs and research to support chronic disease prevention. READ MORE
Announcement: Minister of Health announces revision of the Food Guide, Healthy Eating initiatives, as part of a vision for a healthy Canada (Ci-dessous en français)
The Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Health, announced that Health Canada has started a process to revise Canada's Food Guide to reflect the latest scientific evidence on diet and health, and to better support Canadians, including Indigenous peoples, in making healthy food choices. The announcement was made at the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress. As part of the Food Guide revision, Health Canada today launched a consultation with Canadians, which will run to December 8, to determine how Health Canada can provide better dietary guidance that meets the needs of Canadians. This revision is part of a multi-year Healthy Eating Strategy. READ MORE

Annonce : La ministre de la Santé annonce une révision du Guide alimentaire canadien et des initiatives concernant les saines habitudes alimentaires dans le cadre d'une vision pour un Canada en santé
L'honorable Jane Philpott, ministre de la Santé, a annoncé que Santé Canada a commencé à réviser le Guide alimentaire canadienafin qu'il tienne compte des dernières données scientifiques sur l'alimentation et la santé en plus de mieux soutenir les Canadiens, y compris les peuples autochtones, dans leurs choix en matière d'aliments sains. L'annonce a été faite au cours du Congrès canadien sur la santé cardiovasculaire. Dans le cadre de la révision du Guide alimentaire, Santé Canada lance aujourd'hui une consultation auprès des Canadiens qui se déroulera jusqu'au 8 décembre afin de déterminer la façon dont Santé Canada peut offrir de meilleures recommandations en matière d'alimentation plus adaptées aux besoins de la population canadienne. Cette révision fait partie d'une Stratégie pour une saine alimentation pluriannuelle. LISEZ PLUS
Upcoming CDPAC Webinars
Designing Healthy Built Environments
Nov 17th, 1:00 - 2:30 PM EST
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The Cross-Cohort Harmonization Project for Tomorrow (CHPT)
Nov 29th, 1:00 - 2:00 PM EST
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Upcoming CDPAC Parters' Webinars
A Beginner’s Guide to Aging Successfully: Move it or lose it!
Nov 24th, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST
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Past Webinar Recordings
Results from the 2016 ParticipACTION Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth
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Dementia Friends Canada, using digital means to build an online community of engaged Canadians
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Primary Health Care in Canada: Highlights from CIHI's 2016 Primary Health Care Chartbook and Future Directions

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