This 2015 position statement from the Canadian Pediatric Society reviews literature on the impact of housing on health, roles for primary health care providers, and recommendations for action at multiple levels (from patient to policy level).
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.
The right-hand side bar offers two options to search this library:
- You can use the search box by entering the title of a document, part of a title, an author or a key word. This search function is sensitive to spelling.
- You can choose options from some or all of the categories, including searching only NCCDH produced resources.
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We also have several curated resource library lists available:
- "Foundational documents in health equity: a curated reading list"
- “Curated reading list: Intersectoral collaboration to address health equity"
- “Key public health resources for advocacy and health equity: A curated list”
This technical report from the Canadian Council on Social Determinants of Health explores the use of mapping technologies to support action on the social determinants of health. The report provides an overview of various mapping technologies and uses two case studies to provide in-practice examples of how these technologies can be used.
The gap between public health’s advocacy role in addressing health inequities – and actual practice – is explored in this scoping review of peer reviewed and grey public health advocacy literature.
These social media videos, with accompanying user guide, can raise awareness about the social determinants of health and inform the design of other multimedia storytelling tools.
This document presents a brief analysis of 37 social determinants of health frameworks that best reflect an intersectoral perspective. It also offers an in-depth analysis of the seven frameworks considered most useful for understanding and acting on the social determinants across sectors.