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NCCHPP e-bulletin - April 2017
Published on April 18, 2017.
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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 - Policy Approaches to Reducing Health Inequalities: Social Determinants of Health and of Health Inequalities

This document explores the social determinants of health and the social determinants of health inequalities. It's part of a series of short documents based on the longer briefing note, Policy Approaches to Reducing Health Inequalities. The series is meant to provide a brief discussion of each of the eight policy approaches discussed in the longer document as well as provide a conceptual context for this work..

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The Centre in Action

The NCCHPP was at TOPHC 2017

The NCCHPP offered two workshops at the 2017 TOPHC Conference held from March 29 to 31, 2017, in Toronto. They were:
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Workshop - Analyzing the Ethics of Paternalism in Public Health: Applying and Testing a New Framework

In this interective workshop, presented by Michael Keeling and Olivier Bellefleur, we discussed an accessible way of analyzing paternalism in public health in order to understand it, to contextualize the issues it raises, and to help participants to balance paternalism among other issues and values.
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Workshop - Policy Approaches to Reducing Health Inequalities
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This workshop, presented by Val Morrison, was intended to enable public health actors to more easily distinguish between the most widespread policy approaches to reducing health inequalities.

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Webinar - Policy Approaches to Reducing Health Inequalities

This webinar, presented by 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.

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Watch and listen to the recording of the webinar Duration: 1 Hour. Format: Adobe Presenter.
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Upcoming Webinar - Cannabis and Public Health

François Gagnon, Research Officer at the NCCHPP and the INSPQ, will offer a webinar on the concern among the public health community regarding the commercialization and the promotion of cannabis use, as Canada moves toward legalization. This webinar, presented by the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse (CCSA) in collaboration with the Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) will be held on April 19, 2017.

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Our New Resources in the Spotlight
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Aging and Safe Active Transportation: Issues and Courses of Action for Public Roadway Development
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In this document, we discuss the challenges relating to the efforts to promote safe active travel in the context of an aging population, and we outline a few courses of action.
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Raised Crosswalks and Continuous Sidewalks: "Pedestrian Priority"
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In this document, we discuss the ins and outs of municipal norms concerning the implementation of raised crosswalks and continuous sidewalks for the promotion of environments conducive to safe active travel.
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What's New from the NCCs?
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NCC for Aboriginal Health (NCCAH
New publication: Housing As a Social Determinant of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Health
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NCC for Determinants of Health (NCCDH)
 
Four new stories from the series Learning from Practice: Advocacy for health equity: 1) Hamilton Public Health Services; 2) Food security; 3) Environmental racism; 4) Generation Squeeze

NCC for Environmental Health (NCCEH)
Guidance document: Key resources for environmental public health practitioners to address health equity: A curated list

NCC for Infectious Diseases (NCCID)
New publication: Integrated LTBI Care for Refugees: Successes & Challenges at BridgeCare Clinic in Winnipeg
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NCC for Methods and Tools (NCCMT
Webinar: Spotlight on Methods and Tools: Online Training Modules for Integrating Sex and Gender in Health Research, May 5, 2017 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. (ET)
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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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