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NCCHPP e-Bulletin - May 2015
Published May 20, 2015.
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The National Collaborating Centre for Healthy Public Policy (NCCHPP) seeks to increase the expertise of public health actors across Canada in healthy public policy through the development, sharing and use of knowledge. Contact us.     
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In the Spotlight this Month: Webinar - Influencing Public Policy Through Sharing Public Health Knowledge: How Does It (possibly) Work?
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The NCCHPP's Florence Morestin will offer a webinar entitled “Influencing Public Policy Through Sharing Public Health Knowledge: How Does It (possibly) Work?” on June 11, 2015 in English and on June 4, 2015 in French.

To read a description of this webinar or to register, please click here.
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The Centre in Action
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The NCCHPP at the 2015 CPHA Annual Conference
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The NCCHPP will present two workshops during the 2015 Canadian Public Health Association's (CPHA's) Annual Conference, to be held from May 25 to 28, 2015, in Vancouver.

Workshop - "Population mental health and public health practitioners: What are the needs?"

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Workshop - "Introduction to practical ethics for public health"

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Come meet us at the NCCPH collective booth in the exhibition hall.
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Workshop  Ethics practice for public health practitioners  TOPHC 2015
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The NCCHPP's Michael Keeling and Olivier Bellefleur offered a 90-minute workshop at the Ontario Public Health Convention in March 2015 in Toronto.

Resources include a PowerPoint introducing public health ethics and summaries of two ethics frameworks for public health.

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Workshop - Population Mental Health and Public Health Practitioners: What Are the Needs?  TOPHC 2015.
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The NCCHPP's Pascale Mantoura co-hosted a 90-minute panel workshop at the Ontario Public Health Convention in March 2015 in Toronto.

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Supporting Public Policy Production in Public Health by Sharing Evidence: The Policy Stages Model and the Punctuated Equilibrium Model
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The NCCHPP's Lead, François Benoit, presented this work to the Public Health Agency of Canada's Centre for Public Health Infrastructure, in January 2015 in Ottawa.

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Our New Publications in the Spotlight 
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Through Road/Main Street Interventions: Towards a More Balanced Coexistence Between Road Traffic and Life in Small Municipalities
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This briefing note presents the term “through roads/main streets.” It refers to sections of public roadways that have a dual purpose, serving both as the main streets of small or medium-sized communities and as through routes for motor vehicles.

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When to Perform a Health Impact Assessment (HIA)?
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Recognizing the conditions that make HIA an appropriate choice for a given situation is an issue central to the consolidation of the practice in Canada. This briefing note aims to clarify the nature and role of HIA as compared to similar public health practices.

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Web Presentation  Population Mental Health  Why?
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This web presentation is the first in a series on population mental health.

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Sharing Public Health Practitioners' Needs in Population Mental Health: Highlights and Avenues for Action
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The NCCHPP's Pascale Mantoura, and the NCCs, invited provincial and federal partners to a meeting to exchange on the results of a population mental health survey. The meeting was held in Ottawa in November 2014. This briefing note and the companion PowerPoint presentation discuss strengths and needs highlighted from that meeting.

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Click here to download the document ( 1.03 MB) and the presentation ( 842 K).
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Impact of the NCCHPP's Publications 2013 – 2014 Evaluation
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This briefing note presents the results of the NCCHPP's study of the impact of its publications and illustrates the analysis of the impacts of our knowledge-sharing activities, based on a scale of use inspired by the work of Skinner.

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Registry of recommendations that foster safe and active transport
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Recently updated, this resource, in the form of a table, provides a range of examples of recommendations concerning the promotion of safe active transportation in residential developments.
Please share with us any recommendations that you have proposed or that you know of, as we wish to document and share as many Canadian examples as possible.

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Click here to consult the registry.
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Thank you for reading. As always, we would like to hear your comments on this and all of our work.
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