Ashoka and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation have partnered to catalyze a movement through a network of leaders who are driving a new vision for the field of children’s wellbeing in the United States. We believe that kids thrive when they grow up with a strong sense of self, purpose, and belonging, and that these ‘building blocks’ of wellbeing help children form healthy relationships, show resilience in the face of trauma, and make thoughtful choices.
The Saint Elizabeth First Nations, Inuit and Métis Program is leading an initiative aimed at strengthening community-based healthy living activities through the development and sharing of culturally relevant messages with community health and recreation workers, to encourage the use of the Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines* in all community-based programs.This initiative presents an innovative e-learning resource which incorporates culturally relevant messages based on the guidelines, for use by First Nations, Inuit and Métis recreation and health workers.This project was funded b
Physical inactivity is now identified as the fourth leading risk factor for global mortality. Physical inactivity levels are rising in many countries with major implications for the prevalence of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) and the general health of the population worldwide. The focus of the Global Recommendations on Physical Activity for Health is primary prevention of NCDs through physical activity at population level, and the primary target audience for these recommendations are policy-makers at national level.
The Active Healthy Kids Canada Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth is an evidence-informed communications and advocacy piece that provides a comprehensive assessment of Canada’s “state of the nation” each year on how, as a country, we are being responsible in providing physical activity opportunities for children and youth. Each year, the Report Card communicates a “cover story” reflective of emerging research and trends with respect to physical activity for children and youth. The 2013 Report Card focuses on the issue of “active transportation”.
Physical and Health Education Canada is calling all future leaders in the Physical Education, Health or Sport related field to attend their Student Leadership Conference 2014. You will spend four days meeting and working with leaders from all across Canada who will empower you to take your career path to the next level. You will participate in challenging and hands on activities that will show you how much you are capable of. You will meet fellow like-minded students from all across Canada and establish lifelong friendships.
The Middle East Fitness Initiative (MEFI) is a nonprofit corporation with 501(c)3 tax-exempt status. The organization seeks to encourage physical fitness in low-income communities in the Middle East by supporting local initiatives. MEFI takes a holistic view of health and believes that the physical and psychological benefits of exercise help build self-confidence, increase personal productivity, and positively impact overall quality of life.
Aashwasan is the only spiritual science organization in the world that brings in the knowledge of Aura Science and Extra Sensory Perception (ESP) to transform lives. The foundation of Aashwasan was laid by Ms. Rashmi Aiyappa in the year 2005, who was born with the knowledge of Aura Science and ESP. She has invented various tools and techniques using her inborn knowledge that has brought Aashwasan as a path breaking movement worldwide.
First Nations people in Canada are facing serious health challenges devastating and shattering their lives. Diseases, drugs, alcohol,crime and other social evils have crippled them.
A change in food culture by introducing natural,nutritious, less expensive to replace the present habit of eating junk food can bring revolutionary improvement in the health of the First Nations people. This would establish dignity to this population, make them healthy and productive community in Canada.
Today more than two billion people are affected by malnutrition—both under nutrition and over nutrition—in developed and developing countries. It is well documented that those who struggle with poor nutrition suffer every mothers from womb baby cognitive development problems, are sick more often, are more prone to disease, and die younger than their nutritionally-secure counterparts.