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Resource Library

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:

  1. 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.
  2. 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:


Public Health: A Conceptual Framework, 2nd Edition

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.

Health Equity Tools 2.0

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.

Basic income: Rethinking social policy

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.

Handbook of Health Equity in Environmental Public Health Practice

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.

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