Presentation on theme: "The Alliance Safari – A Tour of Unchartered Territory."— Presentation transcript:
The Alliance Safari – A Tour of Unchartered Territory
1999 Canadian Diabetes Strategy In 1999, to enable Canadians to benefit more fully from the considerable resources and expertise available across the country, the Government of Canada pledged $115 million over five years to the development of a Canadian Diabetes Strategy. Its partners in this national initiative include the provinces and territories, various national health bodies and interest groups, and Aboriginal communities across the country.
March 2000 Cost of Obesity in N.S. Report Triggers Talk About Coordinating a Network for Healthy Eating and Physical Activity
Summer 2000 Working Group Meets to Plan Follow Up Stakeholder Meeting
Nov 2000 Endorsement of Alliance Concept by Over 100 participants at “Communicating for Change” workshop
Jan 2001 1st Meeting of Alliance Coordinating Group
Spring 2001 Barriers and Enablers Research Project Begins
Mar 2001 First Action Plan Approved by Membership
Summer 2001 1st Meeting of Action Groups Group 1 Group 2 Group 3 Group 4
June 2001 Support Letter From the Alliance to the Minister of Sport and Recreation to Support Active Kids, Healthy Kids Strategy
Fall 2001 Action Plans and Alliance Statement of Purpose Revisited and Approved by Members
Fall 2002 Alliance Agrees to Lead Physical Activity Counseling Recommendation of the Active Kids Healthy Kids Strategy
March 2002 Telephone Interview of Alliance Members Designed to Inform the Health Promotion Clearinghouse on the Type and Format of Information Most Useful to Alliance Members
September 2002 Barriers and Enablers to Healthy Eating and Active Living in Children: Key Findings in Six Nova Scotia Communities Executive Summary Promoting Healthy Eating and Active Living in Children Project The Promoting Healthy Eating and Active Living in Children Project has been made possible by a financial contribution from the Canadian Diabetes Strategy, Health Canada The Promoting Healthy Eating and Active Living in Children Project has been made possible by a financial contribution from the Canadian Diabetes Strategy, Health Canada
September 2002 Website Was Developed on Health Promotion Clearinghouse
Spring 2003 4 Working Groups Implement Action Plans Physical Activity Action Group Resource sharing Group Healthy eating action group Networking action group
September 2003 Completion of Research Into Physical Activity Counselling by Health Care Providers
September 2003 Physical Activity Counselling by Healthcare Professionals in Nova Scotia: The Need for a Consistent Message A Final Report Laurene Rehman, Ph.D. 1, Angie Thompson, Ph.D. 2, Phil Campagna, Ph.D. 1, Tanara Pickard 1, Terri-Lyn Bennett 1, and Aldona Perks 2 The need for this project was identified in the Active Kids Healthy Kids strategy which is coordinated by the Sport and Recreation Division of the Office of Health Promotion. The project, “Physical Activity Counselling by Healthcare Professionals in Nova Scotia”, and preparation of this report were sponsored by the Nova Scotia Alliance for Healthy Eating and Physical Activity and funded by the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia and Cancer Care Nova Scotia. 1 School of Health and Human Performance, Dalhousie University 2 Department of Human Kinetics, St. Francis Xavier University
October 2003 Draft of the Healthy Eating Strategy to the Office of Healthy Promotion As Part of the Chronic Disease Prevention Strategy
November 2003 Conference At White Point Beach Resort
Also in 2003 The Physical Activity Action Group Decided to Use PACE As the Physical Activity Counseling Tool Heart and Stroke Foundation NS Agreed to Be Lead Agency for the PACE Project.
February 2004 Creation of the Healthy Eating Coordinator Position
Summer 2004 Alliance Representative Invited to Sit on the Pan Canadian Healthy Living Strategy Intersectoral Coordinating Committee
August 2004 Completion of Building Momentum Conference Evaluation Recommendation: Let’s do it again!!!
Fall 2004 Alliance Invited to Allocate one Representative to Participate on the OHP Advisory Committee
December 2004 PACE Training With Teams of Health Care Providers on Physical Activity Counselling Organized Pilot Implementation of PACE
January 2005 Recreation N.S. & N.S. Alliance Partnered to Plan October 2005 Conference
February 2005 PACE Lunch and Learn Session Physical Activity Action Group Decides to Collaborate With Capital Health on Physical Activity Counseling Project and a Person Was Contracted for 1 Year to Help With the Project.
March 2005 Release of the Healthy Eating Strategy: “Healthy Eating Nova Scotia”
March 2005 Creation of the Provincial Chronic Disease Prevention Strategy Coordinator Position
April 2005 Announcement of District Public Health Nutritionists to Support Healthy Eating Strategy
April 2005 Announcement of District Sport Animator Positions