NCCDH Knowledge Translation Specialist Teri Emrich spoke to public health organizations in the Maritime provinces who released health inequities reports in recent years to hear how they have been making use of the data.
In this blog post by NCCDH Program Manager Faith Layden, the author identifies common elements found in the NCCDH’s 2018 analysis of gaps in Canadian public health’s capacity to act on health equity.
In this blog post, I unpack some of the concepts discussed in a recent NCCDH-hosted webinar on Indigenous health promotion, tying them to ideas brought up in a workshop on Indigenous cultural safety at TOPHC 2018. I am a White settler who lives and works in Waterloo, Ontario, on the Haldimand Tract, the traditional territory of the Neutral, Anishnaabeg and Haudenosauonee peoples.
When I first started working for Alberta Health Services in 2011, I was tasked with creating the WalkABle Alberta community engagement process to create community reports that provide recommendations to improve community walkability. Let me tell you what I did.
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.