An overview of proceedings from a May 2014 meeting of senior leaders and decision-makers in Canadian public health about advancing provincial/territorial capacity for health equity.
We’ve selected a number of tools and resources that public health practitioners can use in fulfilling their advocacy roles to help create healthier environments and policies.
The path taken: Developing organizational capacity for improving health equity in four Ontario health units
This document describes how four public health units in Ontario have worked to integrate health equity into strategic planning and everyday practice. The report describes the variety of approaches, lessons learned and first-hand staff experiences.
The latest addition to the NCCDH’s “Let’s Talk” series discusses advocacy within public health. Attention is brought to the shift towards advocacy in upstream policy and structural change. Discussion questions are included to help public health staff examine their work.
This resource presents an accessible action framework for those directly engaged in creating community health status reports, as well as those interested in learning how to use population health status reporting to drive action to improve health equity.