News & Events

OPHA’s Fall Forum:  Health and Climate Change

Wed, November 13, 2019
Chestnut Conference Centre, Toronto

Hosted by the OPHA

This Forum will explore what’s at stake for individual and community health in the face of a changing climate and how we can work collaboratively across sectors to protect human health.  You will learn about the latest evidence and hear from a range of experts bringing attention to this critical public and community health issue.  The detailed program can be found here.

Education Session on Stroke and Mental Health for Front Line Care Providers

Mon, November 18, 2019

Education Session on Stroke and Mental Health for Front Line Care Providers 
coming up on November 18th

Registration is now open for an ECHO Ontario Complex Patient Management Pop-up Session, Do you know how to manage Mental Health after Stroke?, taking place on Monday, November 18th from 5:30 – 7 p.m. EST. 

Dufferin Area FHT and other local agencies to benefit from overhaul of Ontario’s health care bureaucracy

The Orangeville Citizen article published October 21, 2019

By Mike Baker, Orangeville Citizen

Eight months on from the Ford government’s announcement of plans to overhaul Ontario’s health care system, service providers in Dufferin-Caledon feel our community is “well placed” to become one of the provincial leaders in the new movement. 

AFHTO members leading Ontario Health Teams

Originally published Jul. 30, 2019. Last updated Oct. 23, 2019

On July 18, 2019, the Minister of Health, Hon. Christine Elliott, hosted a town hall to provide an update on the next steps for becoming an Ontario Health Team (OHT) for those who completed a self-assessment. With more than 150 submissions received, OHTs are being positioned as a new way to deliver care by providing seamless transitions of care for patients and removing barriers for providers.