April 06, 2014
Health Status Reports
Diabetes Atlas for the Region of Peel
This report, prepared with the help of leading researchers in the field, tells us a great deal about diabetes in Peel. Specifically, it shows us the importance of how we live and where can support or hinder our chances of enjoying a long, healthy life.
- Growing up in Peel: The Health of Our Children
This report examines the health of children and youth in Peel age 1-18. Positive and negative experiences during early childhood interact with genetic factors to influence lifelong outcomes. Understanding the current health status of Peel children will help identify areas where interventions could have significant benefit for their future health and well-being. This report will support and inform the "Nurturing the Next Generation" strategic priority outlined in Peel Public Health's 10-Year Strategic Plan along with the Term of Council priority: "Optimize early child development."
- Growing up in Peel: Key Findings on the Health of Our Children
This brief report highlights some of the key findings reported within the Peel Public Health report Growing up in Peel: the Health of Our Children (2013)
- Destination Peel: Immigrant and Ethnocultural Health, 2012
This foundational report describes the sociodemographic characteristics of Peel’s residents; explores the relationships between immigrant status, ethnicity, and health; and describes health-care utilization patterns within our community. The report supports Peel Public Health’s strategic priority of “Serving an Ethnoculturally Diverse Community”, which aims to improve the health status of all ethnocultural groups in Peel.
- Destination Peel: Key Findings on Immigrant and Ethnocultural Health, 2012
This brief report highlights some of the key findings reported within the Peel Public Health report Destination Peel: Immigrant and Ethnocultural Health (2012)
- Burden of Tobacco: The Use and Consequences of Tobacco in Peel, 2012
This report is intended to be used as a foundational document to support the “Living Tobacco Free” strategic priority outlined in Peel Public Health’s 10-Year Strategic Plan and to support the Region of Peel’s Term of Council Priorities for 2012–2014. Ultimately, Peel Public Health plans to use the information to guide the development of new strategies to reduce tobacco use and its many health consequences.
- Changing Course: Creating Supportive Environments for Healthy Living in Peel 2012
This report describes our in-depth analysis of the increasing prevalence of obesity in children and adults. With its mission to protect and promote the health of the public, prevent disease and reduce health disparities, Peel Public Health is compelled to act to address this threat to the health of current and future generations. Based on available evidence and expert recommendations, we have identified a set of principles to guide us moving forward and developed a portfolio of initiatives for us to initially pursue. The message we have agreed upon is profoundly simple: EAT and MOVE.
- Health in Peel: Determinants and Disparities 2011
This report is intended to describe the state of health of the residents of Peel which varies according to demographic, social and economic factors. It shows where disparities in health exist and how we use both existing knowledge from the research literature and local data to inform decisions about actions to improve health and reduce disparities.
- Born in Peel: Examining Maternal and Infant Health 2010
Healthy mothers are more likely to have healthy infants, who grow up to be healthy children, adolescents, teens and adults. Born in Peel: Examining Maternal and Infant Health (2010) focuses on health throughout the earliest life stages – from maternal health prior to pregnancy through the first year of an infant's life.
- A Picture of Health - A Comprehensive Report on Health in Peel 2008
A Picture of Health: A Comprehensive Report on Health in Peel 2008 is the first report produced by Peel Public Health to provide the big picture on the health of the citizens in our region. It provides a wide range of information about who we are, the state of our health and the factors that influence our health.
- State of the Region’s Health 2007 - HIV/AIDS
The State of the Region’s Health 2007 report focuses on the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS). It discusses the trends in HIV and AIDS in Peel Region, along with the risk factors associated with HIV infection.
- Seniors' Health Report 2006
The Seniors’ Health Report 2006 provides an overview of the health of seniors aged 65 years and older. It includes information from a variety of sources on the senior population, general health, mental health, health barriers, health-care services and utilization, lifestyle and health behaviours,sexual health and causes of morbidity and mortality. In addition, recommendations are provided to help public health better address seniors’ health.
- State of the Region's Health 2005
The State of the Region's Health 2005 report focuses on overweight and obesity in adults, conditions that are known to reduce quality of life, increase morbidity and lead to premature death.
- Neighbourhood Health Profiles 2005
The Neighbourhood Health Profiles provides an overview of the demographics and health status of residents for the Region of Peel, the three municipalities of Brampton, Caledon and Mississauga, and for Brampton and Mississauga wards.
- State of the Region's Health 2004: Focus on Suicide
This report focuses on suicide, the risk factors and the occurrences in Canada, Ontario and the Region of Peel.
- State of the Region’s Health 2003 - Focus on Foodborne Disease
This report focuses on foodborne disease; that is, illnesses acquired by the consumption of contaminated foods or beverages.
- State of the Region's Health 2002 - Focus on Asthma
This report contains focuses on asthma, a common chronic respiratory disease that affects individuals of all ages but is more prevalent in children and adolescents.
- 2001 State of the Region's Health
The State of the Region's Health 2001 report focuses on four key health issues: Health and Wealth, Tobacco and Health, Motor Vehicle Accidents and Childhood Obesity. This is the first in a series of annual reports that will highlight important health issues and trends in the Region of Peel.
Children, Youth and Parents
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April 06, 2014