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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:

Implications of a Basic Income Guarantee for Household Food Insecurity

This paper from the Northern Policy Institute outlines evidence to support a basic income guarantee as the most effective policy intervention for addressing food insecurity among vulnerable populations. It also provides an overview of how Ontario’s socioeconomic patterning relates to income of food insecurity in the province.

Trends in Income-Related Health Inequalities in Canada: Summary Report

This collection of resources documents the trend in income-related health inequalities in Canada for 16 health indicators over the past 10 years. This is a one-stop-shop for national, provincial and territorial data on the topic, and includes a public summary and info graphics.

Taking stock of the social determinants of health: A scoping review

This research article describes the findings of a scoping review that was conducted to synthesize and map social determinants of health (SDH) literature within the scope of population and public health. Thematic analysis identified health equity as an overarching and binding concept to the SDH. The authors argue for this being clearly stated in all public health research and implementation approaches to the SDH.

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