In this blog post, author Charlotte Riordon, a recent graduate of St. Francis Xavier University’s Rankin School of Nursing, discusses the background and findings of her honours research project examining public health reform in Canada.
The NCCDH was very pleased to be invited to participate in the Prenatal Environmental Health Education (PEHE) forum on November 20-21, 2014 in Ottawa, ON. The forum was a two day event that brought together researchers, practitioners, and organizations interested in the impact of exposure to environmental health contaminants on pregnant women and their babies.
This blog describes my initial work in matching the NCCDH’s four "Public Health Roles for Improving Health Equity" with concrete examples and tools. This piece of work gave me some sense of ‘where to start.’ Public Health Roles for Improving Health Equity.
This is our last excerpt interview from the Public Health Speaks: Organizational standards as a promising practice to advance health equity in preparation for the Dec. 3rd webinar. Join us starting next Tuesday for the online conversation.
As Research Assistant for the NCCDH, I’ve often drawn on lessons learned during my time in Geneva.