News archive - May 2012

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Canadian Malnutrition Task Force investigates nutrition care in nation's hospitals

VANCOUVER, May 24, 2012 /CNW/ - Today and tomorrow at the Canadian Nutrition Society's annual meeting in Vancouver, The Canadian Malnutrition Task Force (CMTF) is presenting preliminary results of the Nutrition Care in Canadian Hospitals Study underscoring that in the hospital setting, malnutrition is prevalent and that nutritional status deteriorates in many patients and that this may affect clinical outcomes.

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Waterloo students win national evaluation case competition

A team of University of Waterloo students returned home from Halifax this week as national champions of the Canadian Evaluation Society’s Student Case Competition. This year’s competition, hosted by the Nova Scotia Chapter as part of the 33rd annual national Canadian Evaluation Society conference entitled “valuing difference,” had students develop a mock evaluation proposal for the Community-based Water Monitor program, and pitch it to a panel representing the senior management of the First Nations and Inuit Health Branch of Health Canada.
Thursday, May 17, 2012

Canadian Index of Wellbeing wins provincial award

Margo Hilbrecht holding framed award

The Canadian Index of Wellbeing (CIW), housed within the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences, has received the 2012 Parks and Recreation Ontario (PRO) President’s Award of Distinction.

Monday, May 14, 2012

Troy Glover comments on choosing a summer camp that's right for your child

From aquatics to archery, basketball to boating, equestrian pursuits to environmental education, languages to leadership, rappelling to rock climbing, summer camps offer a huge variety of choices for kids interested in pursuing a favourite interest or discovering a new one.

Some camps offer a specific focus while others offer a variety of options. Deciding which is right for your son or daughter depends on their personalities and wishes.

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