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NCCHPP e-Bulletin - September 2016
Published September 21, 2016.
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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 - Last Chance to Register for the Online Course on HIA
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The NCCHPP is once again offering a 12-hour online education course on the health impact assessment (HIA) of public policies.

This online course will focus on the five steps of HIA and will take place over 5 weeks. It will allow you to become familiar with the HIA process applied to public policies, to recognize its fundamentals, and to identify the favourable conditions for successful HIA implementation.

Next courses:
In English, from January 23 to February 24, 2017.
In French, from October 11 to November 11, 2016.

The deadline to register is September 26.

Click here to read more or to register.

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The Centre in Action

The NCCHPP at the Journées annuelles de santé publique (JASP) 2016 Conference
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The Centre will participate in the Journées annuelles de santé publique (JASP - Québec's Annual Public Health Days), to be held in Montréal from November 21 to 22, 2016.

Health in All Policies Presentation - On Monday November 21, Louise St-Pierre will offer a presentation entitled The "Health in All policies" Approach: What Is It About and What Are Its Success Factors. This presentation will be part of a one-day workshop entitled Health in all policies in Québec: Towards the Implementation of a Governmental Policy for Prevention in Health. Please note that this workshop will be held in French.

For more information, click here.

Legalization of Cannabis Presentation - Also on November 21, François Gagnon will offer a short presentation entitled Managing Non-medical Cannabis: A Coordination Challenge for Federal, Provincial and Municipal Actors during the one-day workshop, Legalization of Marijuana: Challenges, Trends and Perspectives. Please note that this workshop will be held in French.

For more information, click here.

Health Impact Assessment Presentation - On November 22, Louise St-Pierre will participate in the JASP Ideas Laboratory entitled Health Impact Assessment, A Vector for Collaboration Between the Municipal Sector and Public Health, with her presentation, Foundations of HIA: Looking Back on Over 15 Years of Practice at the International Level. Please note that this workshop will be held in French.

For more information, click here.

Also, the NCCHPP's Lead, François Benoit, will facilitate a one-day thematic workshop entitled Infuencing Major Decisions for a Healthy Population: Responsibilities and Opportunities on November 22.

We will also be joining our colleagues from the other National Collaborating Centres for Public Health in the Exhibitors' space during JASP. We hope to see you there.

Click here to consult the JASP website (in French).

Save the dates! The NCCHPP's Webinar Series 2016-2017

To consult our webinar schedule for 2016-2017, click here.

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Our New Publications in the Spotlight
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Two new cases and two new adapted summaries of public health ethics frameworks

The Centre has just published 2 new case studies and 2 new adapted summaries of frameworks to its collection. These resources are intended to help familiarize practitioners with frameworks and with ethical deliberation. To consult the entire collection of 6 cases and 6 summaries of frameworks, click here.
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Two Very Brief Public Health Ethics Cases
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E-Cigarette Legislation

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A Tax on Sweetened Beverages

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Two Adapted Summaries of Public Health Ethics Frameworks
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Teaching Seven Principles for Public Health Ethics:
Towards a Curriculum for a Short Course on Ethics in Public Health Programmes

Schröder-Bäck et al. (2014)
 
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An Ethical Framework for the Prevention of Overweight and Obesity:
A Tool for Thinking Through a Programme's Ethical Aspects

ten Have et al. (2012)
 
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Soon to appear in Ontario's Health Promotion E-Bulletin (OHPE Bulletin) an article entitled Finding Traction in Public Health Ethics: Reflections and Practical Resources

An article by the Centre's Michael Keeling and Olivier Bellefleur on some thoughts that guide the Centre's approach to public health ethics, as well as links to numerous resources that can help practitioners to bring an ethical perspective into their everyday practice. The article will appear in the OHPE bulletin on Friday September 23 and is scheduled to appear in French in the Bloc-Notes on October 27. To learn more about the OHPE bulletin, or to subscribe, click here.
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What's New from the NCCs?
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The NCCs at the 2016 CIPHI Conference

he Centres will be at the 2016 CIPHI Conference (Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors) in Edmonton, September 26-28, 2016. Many Centres will be present to offer workshops and présentations. Please don't hesitate to pass by the Exhibitors' space to have a chat with us. Click here to consult the CIPHI Conference website.

NCC for Aboriginal Health (NCCAH
Infographic Overview: Culture and Language as Social Determinants of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Health
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NCC for Determinants of Health (NCCDH)
 
Avancing Provincial and Territorial Public Health Capacity for Health Equity: Proceedings
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NCC for Environmental Health (NCCEH)
Float Tanks: Considerations for Environmental Public Health
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NCC for Infectious Diseases (NCCID
A Short Review of Literature on the Effects of Climate Change on Mosquito-Borne Illnesses in Canada
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NCC for Methods and Tools (NCCMT
NCCMT's Online Journal Club
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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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