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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.

MUSE: A pan-Canadian project promoting health equity through built environments

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.

Collaborating across sectors to work through jurisdictional challenges

In over 20 years of working in public health, I have seen how Environmental Health Officers (EHOs) can be effective advocates for individual clients, but knowing when to intervene in an individual case in the name of public health can be a challenge.

NCCDH participates in prenatal environmental health forum

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.

Recent health equity developments in Manitoba

With contributions from Karen Serwonka, Caroline Krebs, Sande Harlos, and Lissa Donner. Now available: Executive summary and full report of the June 2013 health equity forum A knowledge translation forum on health equity and social determinants of health.

The power of people and systems - An interview with Dr. Benita Cohen

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.

My time with the NCCDH & the Ontario public health community

Master of Public Health (MPH) student Linda Chan reflects on her experience with the NCCDH and other members of the Ontario public health community at a preconference workshop held at the Ontario Public Health Conference (TOPHC) on April 2, 2013.

Talking about health equity across silos in PEI

More than 60 people working in public and community health in PEI came together in Charlottetown in early April to share their passion for health equity, and to learn more about the many ways that this work is taking shape in PEI.

An interactive workshop in Prince Edward Island!

The National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health (NCCDH) has teamed up with the Atlantic Summer Institute on Healthy and Safe Communities (ASI) and the NB and PEI Branch of the Canadian Public Health Association to offer people in Prince Edward Island an opportunity to explore health equity ideas and opportunities.

Two online events to start 2013!

This January, join us for two exciting events: An online conversation for members of the Health Equity Clicks community (January 21-25) and a tweet chat with Health Nexus (January 29).

Our time in Newfoundland

In October, our very own Claire Betker and Hannah Moffatt traveled to Newfoundland to meet with public health practitioners, researchers, and community leaders working to address the social determinants of health in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Intersectoral action for health equity

The NCCDH is pleased to present an expedited rapid systematic review examining the effectiveness and impact of intersectoral action as a public health practice to advance health equity.

Intersectoral action for health equity

NCCDH launches Health Equity Clicks: Community

Today, we are pleased to launch Health Equity Clicks: Community, an online community where members can collaborate with like-minded colleagues working across Canada, ask questions in a safe space, share your work and experiences and participate in networking events

NCCDH launches Health Equity Clicks: Community

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