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Health Inequalities 31-03-2019
Resolving wicked problems: key factors and resources
This document is part of a series of documents, webinars, and workshops on wicked problems.
March 2019. Description. Download.  622 K
Approaching Municipalities to Share Knowledge: Advice from Municipal Civil Servants to Public Health Actors
What is an effective way to share public health knowledge with the municipal sector? In this document, we present the views expressed by civil servants in Canadian municipalities.
March 2019. Description. Download.  1.4 MB
Policy Processes 28-01-2019
Fostering Evidence-informed Policy Making: Uncertainty Versus Ambiguity
This briefing note, by Paul Cairney of the University of Stirling, presents the importance of distinguishing between uncertainty and ambiguity in the strategies aimed to develop evidence-informed policy making.
Published in January 2019. DescriptionDownload  624 K
e-Bulletin 23-01-2019
NCCHPP e-Bulletin - January 2019
Published January 23, 2019.
e-Bulletin 07-11-2018
NCCHPP e-Bulletin - November 2018
Published November 7, 2018.
Mental Health Scan 04-10-2018
Scan of Mental Health Strategies in Canada
The Scan of Mental Health Strategies aims to show what is being developed in the field of population mental health across Canada. It provides an overview of mental health and wellness and related strategies through comparative tables and summaries, with a particular emphasis on work related to the promotion of mental health and the prevention of mental illnesses.
Updated in October 2018. Description.
e-Bulletin 01-09-2018
NCCHPP e-Bulletin - September 2018
Published September 12, 2018.
e-Bulletin 12-07-2018
NCCHPP e-Bulletin - July 2018
Published July 18, 2018.
e-Bulletin 22-05-2018
NCCHPP e-Bulletin - May 2018
Published May 22, 2018.
Ethics 15-05-2018
Ethics Education in Public Health: Where Are We Now and Where Are We Going? - Summary
In this short summary, we present the main findings from a review of the international and Canadian public health and bioethics literatures that was conducted in order to learn about public health ethics (PHE) education in public health programs and schools.
Published in May 2018.  DescriptionDownload.  924 K
e-Bulletin 25-04-2018
NCCHPP e-Bulletin - April 2018
Published April 25, 2018.
Ethics 28-03-2018
Survey to Identify the Public Health Ethics Needs of Public Health Practitioners in Canada: Preliminary Results
This document presents a preliminary, graphic summary of results from a questionnaire that was intended to survey Canadian public health practitioners on the subject of public health ethics.
Published in March 2018.  DescriptionDownload.  1 MB
Ethics 28-03-2018
Survey on Ethics Teaching in Public Health Schools and Programs in Canada: Preliminary Results
This document presents a preliminary, graphic summary of results from a survey of university directors of population and public health programs, or professors responsible for ethics teaching, within population and public health schools or programs in Canadian universities on the subject of teaching ethics in public health in their institutions.
Published in March 2018.  DescriptionDownload.  1 MB
Ethics 27-02-2018
How Can We (and Why Should We) Analyze the Ethics of Paternalistic Policies in Public Health?
The purpose of this document is to equip public health actors to conduct a critical and nuanced ethical analysis of public health policies or population-based interventions accused or suspected of being paternalistic.
Published in February 2018. DescriptionDownload  848 K
e-Bulletin 15-02-2018
NCCHPP e-Bulletin - February 2018
Published February 15, 2018.
Policy Processes 22-01-2018
An Introduction to Punctuated Equilibrium: A Model for Understanding Stability and Dramatic Change in Public Policies
This briefing note belongs to a series on the various models used in political science to represent public policy development processes.
Published in January 2018.  Description.  Download   632 K
Knowledge Sharing 08-11-2017
Policy Makers' Advisors, Scientific Knowledge and Knowledge Sharing: Highlights of a Literature Review and Key Lessons
This summary of our literature review on the advisors of policy makers focuses on the key lessons for professionals and researchers who wish to share public health knowledge to inform public policy development.
November 2017. Description. Download.  1.2 MB
Population Mental Health 25-09-2017
A Framework for Supporting Action in Population Mental Health
This document, a translation from an original published article, builds on previous work by the NCCHPP and illustrates how the population mental health framework for public health could be implemented in the Québec context. It is the result of a collaboration between Pascale Mantoura from the NCCHPP, Marie-Claude Roberge from the INSPQ and Louise Fournier from the Université de Montréal.
September 2017. Description. Download.  725 K
Knowledge Sharing 31-03-2017
The Advisors of Policy Makers: Who Are They, How Do They Handle Scientific Knowledge and What Can We Learn About How to Share Such Knowledge with Them?
The advisors of policy makers play an important role in public policy development and in determining whether and how scientific knowledge is used during this process. This literature review explores their role and proposes avenues for reflection for public health actors who wish to share knowledge with them.
Updated in November 2017. Description. Download.  862 K
Tips for making the most of the proposed avenues for reflection  613 K
Population Mental Health 31-03-2017
Healthy Public Policies and Population Mental Health Promotion for Children and Youth
This briefing note clarifies the relationships between healthy public policies (HPPs), mental health promotion and reducing inequalities in the mental health of children and youth.
March 2017. Description. Download.  1.9 MB
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