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NCCHPP e-Bulletin - July 2018
Published July 18, 2018.
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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 - Three new examples of the use and adaptation of the Framework for Analyzing Public Policies

The NCCHPP presents three new examples of the use and adaptation of its framework for analyzing public policies by different public health actors in Canada. These will join the first three examples collected during a call for stories, launched in December 2017.

4. Producing a Comparative Analysis of Federal Regulatory Options for E-Cigarettes in Canada

5. Facilitating a Deliberative Process Focused on Interventions for Promoting Healthy Lifestyles and Preventing Obesity

6. Embedding the Framework Within an Organizational Policy Development and Decision-Making Tool

Click here to have a look at the first three examples already posted online.

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The Centre in Action
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Symposium - Fostering Public Health Ethics: Assessing Needs and Informing Solutions that Support Today's and Tomorrow's Public Health Professionals - CPHA 2018
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The Centre's Michael Keeling and Olivier Bellefleur, in collaboration with project partners, led a symposium on public health ethics at Public Health 2018 the Canadian Public Health Association's (CPHA's) annual conference in Montréal, from May 28-31.

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Workshop - The Role of Public Health in Mental Health Promotion: Informing the Development of a Mental Health Promotion Strategy
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On April 26, 2018, the NCCHPP's Pascale Mantoura contributed to a day-long collective reflection with Sudbury & District Health Unit on informing the development of a mental health promotion strategy.

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International Initiative of Mental Health Leadership (IIMHL) Council of Public Mental Health Leadership (CPHL)
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On May 30, 2018, Pascale was invited by the Public Health Agency of Canada to participate in an Inaugural Meeting of the International Initiative of Mental Health Leadership (IIMHL) Council of Public Mental Health Leadership (CPHL) that took place in Stockholm, Sweden. The meeting brought together public mental health leaders from 10 different countries. The meeting focused on sharing themes, priorities, actions going forward and next steps in the field of public mental health.
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Course - Population Mental Health: Roles of Public Health 
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On June 6, 2018, Pascale offered a class on the role of public health in population mental health in the mental health course MSO6080 offered in the master's program in public health at the School of Public Health at the University of Montréal.

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What's New from the NCCs?

NCC for Aboriginal Health (NCCAH
New report: The built environment: Understanding how physical environments influence the health and well-being of First Nations peoples living on-reserve
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NCC for Determinants of Health (NCCDH)
 
Upcoming webinar: Promising practices in Indigenous community health promotion
Tuesday July 24, 2018, 1:00–2:30 p.m. (ET)

NCC for Environmental Health (NCCEH)
New NCCEH Blog Site - On May 17, 2018, the NCCEH blog came to life. You can expect to see all kinds of content in the blog and we encourage you to go check it out. If you think you might like to contribute some content as a guest blogger, please drop us a line.

NCC for Infectious Diseases (NCCID)
New Video: To better support the control of syphilis in Winnipeg, the NCCID, in partnership with NCCMT, has released "Mathematical Modelling in Public Health" a video that shows how mathematical modelling creates a controlled environment where complex relationships between biological, environmental, demographic and behavioural factors can be represented. For public health, mathematical models can be used to test different “what if” scenarios and the results can help inform policy, programs and practice.

NCC for Methods and Tools (NCCMT
Online tool: The evidence-informed decision making (EIDM) online skills assessment. This online tool from the National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools (NCCMT) helps you to identify your strengths in evidence-informed practice and the areas where you could improve. The multiple-choice questions, based on typical public health situations, are designed to assess your knowledge of how to find and use research evidence in decision making.

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Other Resources of Interest

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Open to visitors from all horizons, this portal is particularly oriented towards the professionals in various government ministries and public organizations responsible for policy development. It seeks to provide policy makers with the means to anticipate and take into consideration the potential impact of policies on public health and well-being. The portal also aims to facilitate the work of researchers, social groups and professionals working in the health sector.

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Production of this e-Bulletin has been made possible through a financial contribution from the Public Health Agency of Canada through funding for the National Collaborating Centre for Healthy Public Policy (NCCHPP). The views expressed herein do not necessarily represent the views of the Public Health Agency of Canada.
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