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Blog: Leadership & capacity building

Moving forward in the midst of public health reform

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.

Thoughts on trying to achieve anti-racist leadership

NCCDH Scientific Director Connie Clement discusses the NCCDH's process for undertaking a rapid organizational audit and designing a strategy to become more intentionally anti-racist.

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 nccdh@stfx.ca.

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.

Plenary from Public Health 2017: Racism in Society

One way that public health organizations can help dismantle racism is by facilitating conversations about how racial inequity plays out in social, scientific and legislative arenas. It is with this aim that I moderated the closing plenary session at the annual pan-Canadian public health gathering, Public Health 2017, in Halifax, NS, located in Mi’kma’ki, the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq People.

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