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Blog: Knowledge translation

Reflections from a health equity educator

Devin Wood is an MSc student at Carleton University in Ottawa, ON, who worked as the NCCDH’s student health equity educator in July and August 2018.

Indigenous KT and ways of knowing — what do they mean for public health?

Indigenous knowledge translation (KT) is a concept of central importance in public health practice. The recent annual conference of the Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) highlighted many sessions reinforcing that the application, processes, outcomes, assumptions and integrity of research can all be strengthened by thinking about KT from an Indigenous perspective.

Rethinking public health

What does it mean to 'rethink public health? The association of Public Health agencies (alPHa) in Ontario posed this question as the organizing theme of their annual conference held in June 2015.

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