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NCCHPP e-Bulletin - January 2017
Published January 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 - Public Health Ethics: A Case in Infectious Disease Prevention and Control
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In this webinar, co-presented by NCCHPP and NCCID, participants will discuss 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.

Tuesday January 24, 2017 in English from 2 p.m. - 3 p.m. EST
Tuesday January 31, 2017 in French from 2 p.m. - 3 p.m. EST

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The Centre in Action

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Webinar - Public Health Ethics: A Case in Environmental Health 
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This webinar, co-presented by NCCHPP and NCCEH on November 29, 2016, featured a case involving radon testing at daycares and highlighted both evidence and ethics. It was developed primarily for public health inspectors, but was also intended to be of interest for a general audience.

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Webinar - Sharing Knowledge with the Advisors of Policy Makers - A Couple of Myths, a Couple of Tips
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This webinar, presented by the NCCHPP's Florence Morestin, focused on the advisors of policy makers: who are they, and why and how can they be approached when one wants public health knowledge to be considered during public policy development? This webinar took place on December 13, 2016.

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Webinar - Intersectionality and health equity: Exploring opportunities for public health practice and policy
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Presented by the NCC for Determinants of Health and the NCCHPP, this webinar introduced participants to the concept of intersectionality and discussed opportunities to incorporate intersectionality into the theory, design, analysis, and interpretation of public health actions to improve health equity. This was of particular interest for those seeking to influence the structural determinants of health/causes-of-the-causes. It was held on December 13, 2016.

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Watch and listen to the recording of the webinar (from NCCDH's website).
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Our New Resources in the Spotlight
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Coming soon! The Continuing Training Course – A Framework for Analyzing Public Policies will be free!

The NCCHPP training course will soon be free to all, accessible at no charge on a new platform.

To be informed of the launch, subscribe to our mailing list on Analyzing Public Policies.
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What's New from the NCCs?
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NCC for Aboriginal Health (NCCAH
Short videos as part of the series, Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit: The role of Indigenous knowledge in supporting wellness in Inuit communities in Nunavut.
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NCC for Determinants of Health (NCCDH)
 
New blog! Our Scientific Director Connie Clement reflects on a career working to reduce #healthinequities ow.ly/yO1S307YQew #sdoh 

NCC for Environmental Health (NCCEH)
Hydraulic Fracturing for the Production of Shale Gas
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NCC for Infectious Diseases (NCCID)
New publication: Putting the Pieces Together: A National Action Plan on Antimicrobial Stewardship
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NCC for Methods and Tools (NCCMT
NCCMT has created a new online tool to help practitioners navigate PHAC's Core Competencies for Public Health in Canada.
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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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