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Dec 15 2011 Letter to the IPC that includes alPHa's position on The Essential Role of Unique Identifiers in Public Health Practice as well as a tool kit and training materials for use by local public health agencies as they manage personal health information.
Nov 17 1011 Response from the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care to alPHa's letter urging that former Ministry of Health Promoion functions related to public health be transferred to the purview of the Public Health Division.
Oct 26 2011 Letter to the MOHLTC urging that the public health functions of the dissolved Ministry of Health Promotion and Sport be transferred to the oversight of the Public Health Division, with funding maintained.
Oct 26 2011 Letter from the COMOH Chair to the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care expressing concerns about comments made in a newspaper article that were critical of Ottawa Public Health's handling of public communications related to an infection control breach at a local clinic.
June 20 2011 Reply to the May 17 letter received from the Minister of Consumer Services, suggesting that the Minister of Health Promotion and Sport is the most appropriate contact for matters related to the Consumer Protection Act.
June 1 2011 Invitation from the Ministry of Children and Youth Services for alPHa participation on an Advosory Committee, which will provide input on changes to the Healthy Babies, Healthy Children program.
May 31 2011 Invitation from the Ministry of Children and Youth Services for alPHa participation on an Advisory Committee, which will provide input on changes to the Healthy Babies, Healthy Children program.
April 19 2011 Letter to Sylvia Shedden thanking her for presenting to the alPHa Board on the Accountability Agreements and asking that a more comprehensive consultation with individual health units take place.
April 4 2011 Letter from the ADM of MOHLTC indicating that funds were made available for Needle Exchange Programs to cover costs for 2010-2011 and that more will be made available on a cost-recovery basis (as requested) for 2011.