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Recruiting public health departments

The National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health (NCCDH) is launching a 20-month participatory initiative to test ways to develop organizational capacity to advance health equity. To learn more, please contact

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IUHPE Secretariat Office Opens in Montreal

On November 15, 2017, the International Union for Health Promotion and Education (IUHPE) opened a Secretariat office on Montreal, Quebec, further emphasizing Canada’s significance as a player on the global health promotion stage.

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Equity-focused public health practice as a strategy to tackle TB

Tuberculosis (TB) is impacted by many social determinants of health, which leads to inequities in who is affected by the disease and how it manifests in the population. A shift in public health approach that addresses health equity as the primary focus could contribute to the elimination of TB, in addition to addressing other health inequities across the population.

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MUSE: A pan-Canadian project promoting health equity through built environments

The NCCDH recently participated in the first full gathering of the Multisectoral Urban Systems for Health and Equity in Canadian Cities (MUSE) project, a Canada-wide initiative to analyze how local municipalities, public health and community organizations work together to design our cities to promote fair distribution of health outcomes.

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