In this webinar, co-presented by the NCCHPP and the NCCMT, we discussed how the NCCHPP's online course in public health ethics was developed and then we offered an overview of its content. Then in order to illustrate its relevance and utility for the public health sector, a health professional discussed the ethical challenges she has faced in professional practice, as well as her experience in taking the NCCHPP's online course.
January 2021. Description.
The purpose of this webinar was to equip public health actors to conduct a critical and nuanced ethical analysis of public health policies or population-based interventions accused or suspected of being paternalistic. This webinar was held on February 19, 2019. It was followed by an optional 30 min. discussion period.
February 2019. Description. PPT  1 MB
This webinar, co-hosted by the National Collaborating Centres for Aboriginal Health (NCCAH) and Healthy Public Policy (NCCHPP) was organized for the 10th anniversary of the death of Brian Sinclair, an Anishinaabe man who died after waiting for treatment at Winnipeg's Health Sciences Centre Emergency Room for 34 hours. This was an opportunity to discuss the story of Brian Sinclair in the context of the history of the city of Winnipeg, and the history of health care in the province of Manitoba, and to critically examine anti-Indigenous racism.  
September 2018.  Description. Watch on Youtube.
The Centre presented a 3-hour session introducing public health ethics at the University of Waterloo's School of Public Health and Health Systems. In preparation for this session, we updated and reformulated much of the introductory material that we have developed over the last five years.
September 2018. Description. Download  989 K.
The Centre's Olivier Bellefleur and Michael Keeling presented on public health ethics and surveillance at the Public Health Infrastructure Steering Committee of the Pan-Canadian Public Health Network on January 30, 2018.
February 2018.  Description. PPT  869 K..
In this webinar, presenter Dr. Bernie Pauly shared insights drawn from the Equity Lens in Public Health (ELPH) research project into some of the ethical issues practitioners face in addressing health inequities in public health practice, as well as some means for navigating these issues within health organizations.
November 2017.  Description. PPT  1.1 MB

In this webinar, co-presented by NCCHPP and NCCMT, and featuring Dr. Megan Ward from Peel Public Health, participants discussed the evidence and ethics of a case involving choosing among interventions in order to best respond to public health priorities.
February 2017.  Description. PPT  1.8 MB


In this webinar, co-presented by NCCHPP and NCCID, participants discussed the evidence and ethics of a case involving the use of point-of-care testing to expand access to diagnostic technologies for infectious disease in remote or northern communities.
January 2017.  DescriptionPPT   2.6 MB.

In this webinar, co-presented by NCCHPP and NCCEH, participants discussed the evidence and ethics of a case involving radon.
November 2016.  Description.  PPT  1.7 MB. 
In this webinar, participants practised applying public health ethics frameworks to cases that were developed for discussion. 
October 2015.  Description.

The Centre held this day-long workshop for the 14th JASP (Journées annuelles de santé publique - annual public health days) on November 24, 2010, at the Centre des Congrès de Québec. The workshop explored the foundations and the theoretical and practical implications of ethical reflection in public health in Quebec.
Presentations published in January, 2011.  Description.
Public Health Ethics in Practice: Impact and relevance of ethical frameworks on decision-making during the H1N1 pandemic. 
Published in April, 2010. Description.
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