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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.

Equity words - Twitter BINGO contest

During the Canadian Public Health Association annual conference this year (May 25 – 28 in Vancouver) the NCCDH is hosting an Equity BINGO contest via Twitter #eqBINGO with great prizes: two $50 gift certificates from Chapters-Indigo!

Ways of Knowing

One of the central conversations throughout the gathering “Pathways to Health Equity for Aboriginal Peoples” was about different ways of knowing and how this is critical to doing research and knowledge translation that is meaningful to the Indigenous peoples (First Nations, Inuit, Metis) of Canada.

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.

Look for us at TOPHC!

Are you attending The Ontario Public Health Convention in Toronto? Join us for our presentations and stop by the NCCPH booth!

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.

How can social media support knowledge exchange on the social determinants of health?

By placing organizations, networks and individuals on equal ground, social media can create opportunities to engage multiple sectors on issues related to the social determinants of health and health equity, and can offer a complementary online environment within which public health professionals can share thoughts, resources, and follow opportunities for further exchange.

What online courses are right for you and your staff?

To help managers and practitioners in the field find the right courses for their professional development, we conducted a scan for online courses that were designed to increase participants’ knowledge and skills in working towards health equity.

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.

The “Let’s Talk” series

Download our “Let’s Talk” series, a small collection of resources designed to promote discussion and understanding of how key concepts in health equity apply in public health practice.

The “Let’s Talk” series

Join us in Toronto!

Are you attending The Ontario Public Health Convention (TOPHC) in Toronto? Keep an eye out for our staff in the following workshops.

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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