This paper presents findings on two surveys of how public health professionals exchange knowledge and act to improve the social determinants of health and health equity in digital spaces like social media.
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A groundswell of interest has emerged recently in using collective impact (CI) to tackle entrenched social problems. This blended case story describes two CI initiatives in which public health is significantly involved: London Ontario’s Child & Youth Network and The Child & Youth Health Network on Vancouver Island.
This paper highlights the experience of the Nova Scotia-based Environmental Noxiousness, Racial Inequities and Community Health (ENRICH) project in advocating against environmental racism that impacts Mi’kmaq and African-Canadian communities.
This paper highlights the experience of the non-profit group Generation Squeeze in advocating for increased investment in people in their 20s, 30s and 40s and their children.
This paper discusses advocacy for food security based on the experiences of the Ontario Association of Public Health Nutrition Professionals and Food Secure Canada. It highlights the application of a range of public health advocacy roles.