Feb 16 | Brown Bag Lecture: Housing and Health

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Brown Bag Lecture Presented by the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy Housing & Health: Conceptual Linkages and Empirical Research Opportunities

Dr. Jim Dunn
Associate Professor
Health, Aging, & Society
McMaster University

Housing is often described as a 'multi-attribute phenomenon.' Consequently, its relationship to health is complex. Moreover, it behoves us to identify what attributes of housing have the potential to influence health and describe what mechanisms may result in such effects. In this talk I will describe a conceptual model of housing and health and also describe a number of different ways that the effects of housing on health may be researched, with a focus on natural experiments. While not all of these study designs allow us to tease out the mechanisms and pathways linking housing and health, they are powerful for assessing the impact of organized housing programs on health outcomes.

Wednesday, February 16   11:30 am
PX236/238 (PsycHealth Building)
771 Bannatyne Avenue

All are welcome. Free admission.

For more information, contact Ruth-Ann Soodeen at 975-7795.

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March 2 | Building Complete Communities (WHHI Forum)

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Annual Forum

You are invited to attend this year’s Winnipeg Housing & Homelessness Forum. Join leaders in the affordable housing and homelessness field as they discuss solutions to the housing challenges in Winnipeg.

Register Now!
Please RSVP by February 22nd by
completing the attached registration form
and fax to Cristian Molina at 984-0638 or
e-mail: cristian.molina@servicecanada.gc.ca


Wednesday, March 2, 2011
8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


Canad Inns Polo Park
1405 St. Matthews Ave.
Winnipeg, Manitoba


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