Articles in the Partnerships Category
Posted in Grants, Partnerships on 26 October 2012
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Professor Mark Tremblay and 4th year PhD student Richard Larouche traveled to Nairobi October 18-25 to work with colleagues from Nigeria, Kenya and Mozambique on a research grant application that proposes to student active transportation practices and policies in western, eastern and southern Africa.… [read more]
Posted in Partnerships, Presentations on 5 October 2012
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Dr. Vincent Onywera, who was a visiting scholar at HALO in 2009, made a presentation at the CHEO Research Institute on Friday, October 5th titled, “Saving future generations through strategic partnerships: the childhood physical inactivity and obesity challenge in Kenya”.… [read more]
Posted in 2012 Physical Activity Report Card, Featured Articles, Knowledge Translation, Partnerships, Report Cards on 29 May 2012
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TORONTO (ONTARIO) MAY 29, 2012 – Have you noticed parks, playgrounds and neighbourhood streets are not bustling with kids playing like they used to be? Once known as a regular part of a child’s day, active play is now on the brink of becoming extinct.
Play comes in many forms,… [read more]
Posted in Partnerships, Publications on 25 May 2012
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Drs. Vincent Onywera (Visiting Scholar in 2009), Kristi Adamo (Research Scientist), Mark Tremblay (Director) and other members of the KIDS-CAN Research Alliance recently published a paper in the Journal of Physical Activity and Health titled, “Emerging evidence of the physical activity transition in Kenya.” Full citation details are below.
Onywera… [read more]
Posted in Partnerships, Publications on 19 April 2012
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The KIDS-CAN Research Alliance recently published their 2010-2011 newsletter.
Click here to the read newsletter.… [read more]
Posted in Announcements, Partnerships on 31 January 2012
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Healthy Active Kids Kenya (HAKK), a non-profit research organization aimed at initiating, promoting and supporting physical activity and healthy eating programs for Kenyan Children and youth, recently launched their website: www.hakkenya.org.
One of the items available on the HAKK website is Kenya’s 2011 Report Card on the Physical Activity and… [read more]
Posted in Partnerships on 23 September 2011
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The YMCA-YWCA National Capital Region launched its Y Kids Academy yesterday, Thursday, September 22, 2011 at the Taggart Family YMCA-YWCA (180 Argyle St) location. This initiative is designed to combat the growing concern over inactivity levels in our children and youth today. The Academy invites all local grade six students… [read more]
Posted in Live Right Now, Partnerships on 4 July 2011
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Congratulations, Canada! Communities across the country have embraced CBC’s Live Right Now initiative and together, have far surpassed the remarkable one million pound milestone. Over the past six months, Canadians from far and wide came together to participate in the Live Right Now challenge, and to join the collective journey… [read more]
Posted in Featured Articles, Partnerships on 15 May 2011
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While at meetings in Kenya for the KIDS-CAN Research Alliance, Professor Mark Tremblay donated a trophy to the Director of Education of the Nyakach District.
The inscription reads:
Prof. Mark Tremblay Trophy
Awarded annually to the best school in Nyakach District
Healthy Active Living and Learning Award… [read more]
Posted in Featured Articles, Knowledge Translation, Partnerships, Report Cards on 5 May 2011
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Healthy Active Kids Kenya – in partnership with Active Healthy Kids Canada, HALO and KIDS-CAN – released their inaugural physical activity report card on May 5th in Nairobi.
Both the short and long forms of the Kenyan Report Card are available for download: short form and long form.
To read… [read more]