This is the second blog in a series that explores the connections between climate change, health equity and public health.
In this blog post, Knowledge Translation Specialist Dianne Oickle discusses new and past NCCDH resources that support action on health equity in relation to promote positive mental health.
In this blog post, population health promoter Cora Janzen (Saskatchewan Health Authority) discusses how healthy built environments and health equity intersect in Saskatoon’s poverty-reduction strategy and use of lived experience in her health authority’s work
Canada’s chief public health officer has identified that bringing attention to “how the built environment contributes to widening or reducing health inequities” is a priority for promoting and improving the health of all Canadians. As we try to understand this relationship further, we think it is important to consider three questions.
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.