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NCCHPP e-Bulletin - November 2016
Published November 14, 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
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, will focus 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?

On December 6, 2016 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. (EST) in French.
On December 13, 2016 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. (EST) in English.

To learn more and to register, click here.
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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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Only a few days left to register!

The webinar, co-presented by NCCHPP and NCCEH, will feature a case involving radon and will highlight both evidence and ethics.

On November 29, 2016 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. (EST) in English.
On November 17, 2016 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. (EST) in French.

To learn more and to register, click here.

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).
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Presentation - Through Road/Main Street Interventions - 2016 Not by Accident Conference
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The Centre's François Gagnon offered a presentation entitled Through Road/Main Street Interventions at the 2016 Not By Accident Conference, held on October 18, 2016 in London, Ontario.

Click here to read more.

Click here to download the presentation.
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Image - first page of the presentation - click to download
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Our New Publications in the Spotlight
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Article - Finding Traction in Public Health Ethics: Reflections and Practical Resources
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The Centre's Michael Keeling and Olivier Bellefleur published an article entitled Finding Traction in Public Health Ethics: Reflections and Practical Resources in the Ontario Health Promotion E-Bulletin (OHPE Bulletin), on Friday September 23, 2016.

This article focused on some thoughts that guide the Centre's approach to public health ethics, and included links to numerous resources that can help practitioners bring an ethical perspective into their everyday practice. The article appeared in French in the Bloc-Notes bulletin on October 26.

To read the article, click here (on the OHPE bulletin website).
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Built Environment - Needs Assessment Survey
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To guide the NCCHPP's work relating to the built environment in the coming years, we would like to hear about what issues and what areas of study are of interest to you. 

To take a few moments to complete this short survey, please click here.
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What's New from the NCCs?
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NCC for Aboriginal Health (NCCAH
Dr. Margo Greenwood's CIHR IAB Appointment
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NCC for Determinants of Health (NCCDH)
 
Economic Arguments for Shifting Health Dollars Upstream
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NCC for Environmental Health (NCCEH)
Guide for Implementing the Carbon Monoxide Monitoring and Response
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NCC for Infectious Diseases (NCCID
The fourth episode of NCCID's Infectious Questions: Should Pregnant Travellers to Zika-Endemic Areas Undergo Amniocentesis?
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NCC for Methods and Tools (NCCMT
From the NCCMT Registry: A tool to appraise all types of public health evidence: the Public Health Ontario MetaQAT
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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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The production of the NCCHPP website has been made possible through a financial contribution from the Public Health Agency of Canada.