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Webinar - Mapping out the social determinants of health of refugee and migrant women in Canada: Applying an Intersectional Lens. The PPT presentation and the recording will soon be available online.

Webinar - Practical Approaches to Wicked Problems: What Works?
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NCCHPP Webinar - Policy Approaches to Reducing Health Inequalities
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Policy Approaches to Reducing Health Inequalities
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Update - Comprehensive policies to combat poverty across Canada, by province

Health Inequalities and Intersectionality
 668 K

Annotated Bibliography: Health Inequalities
586 K

Closing the Gap in a Generation
Commission on Social Determinants of Health, 2008
(On the World Health Organization site)

Public health speaks: Intersectionality and health equity (On the site of NCCDH)

The Chief Public Health Officer's Report on the State of Public Health in Canada 2008:
Addressing Health Inequalities

(On the site of the Public Health Agency of Canada)

Dialogue Mapping: Building Shared Understanding of Wicked Problems.
Conklin, J., 2005
(Information available on the site of the CogNexus Institute)

Construire l'espace sociosanitaire : Expériences et pratiques de recherche dans la production locale de la santé. In French. Under the direction of Aubry, F. and Potvin, L. (2012). On the site of the University of Montréal.


Val Morrison


The NCC for Infectious Diseases (NCCID) in partnership with the NCC for Healthy Public Policy (NCCHPP) & the NCC for Determinants of Health (NCCDH) offered an overview to public health physicians and policy makers in Canada on issues specific to refugee women. 
January 2019. Description.
This webinar, presented by the NCCHPP's Val Morrison, sought to equip participants with new tools and approaches to better approach wicked problems in their practice. This webinar was held on March 6, 2018.
February 2018.  Description.  Registration PPT  1.3 MB Recording 1 Hour Adobe Presenter
The NCCHPP's Val Morrison offered a 90-minute workshop at the Ontario Public Health Convention, on March 31, 2017.
April 2017. Description. PPT  1.2 MB
This webinar, presented by the NCCHPP's Val Morrison, was intended to enable public health actors to more easily distinguish between the most widespread policy approaches that have been proposed to reduce health inequalities.
March 2017.  Description. PPT  1.3 MB Recording 1 Hour Adobe Presenter
The Centre's Val Morrison led this workshop at the 2016 Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA's) annual conference in Toronto from June 13-16.
June 2016.  DescriptionDownload   1.4 MB
This webinar offered a general overview of the concept of wicked problems, particularly as they relate to healthy public policy.
November 2015. 
On Monday November 24, Val Morrison hosted a half-day long workshop entitled "Public policy and wicked problems: How can we approach them?" at the JASP 2014, in Québec City.
September 2014.  Description.
This workshop took place at the Place and Health: Shaping the Built Environment of NB and PEI conference, in Fredericton, New Brunswick on October 25-26, 2012.
October 2012. DescriptionDownload  870 K
During a training event among the 6 National Collaborating Centres for Public Health, the Centre's Val Morrison and François-Pierre Gauvin presented a workshop on deliberative processes as a promising way to approach wicked problems.
Published in July 2011.  DescriptionDownload    2.32 MB
In this workshop at the National Collaborating Centres for Public Health 2008 Summer Institute, Val Morrison presented presented the conceptual framework employed by the CSDH.
Published in August 2008.  DescriptionDownload   278 K.
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