The Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) has developed a working paper that outlines the underlying principles and foundations of public health practice that will be used to define the CPHA’s policy options.
Our resource library contains more than 150 resources. The library is evolving, as we continue to add resources that are relevant, geared to practice, and either recently published or foundational to current health equity thinking in public health. To suggest a new resource or to learn more about our resource selection process, please contact us.
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We also have several curated resource library lists available:
- "Foundational documents in health equity: A curated list"
- "Intersectoral collaboration to address health equity: A curated list"
- “Key public health resources for advocacy and health equity: A curated list”
- "Key resources for environmental public health practitioners to address health equity: A curated list"
- "Upstream action on food insecurity: A curated list"
This inventory from the University of Victoria’s Equity Lens in Public Health (ELPH) project describes 112 tools that public health practitioners can use to support the systemic promotion of health equity.
In this analysis from University of Ottawa researchers Arne Ruckert and Ronald Labonté, the authors address the impact that the austerity measures taken in response to the 2008 global financial crisis had on social policy and health equity.
Rooted in the premise that everyone deserves a life out of poverty, this compendium of writings offers considerations for policy makers and governments to inform next steps in testing basic income and rethinking welfare in Ontario.
This resource (in English) from the British Columbia Centre for Disease Control offers tools, information and practice guidance to support environmental public health (EPH) practitioners as they take action on health equity.