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Public Health Speaks: Equity and the built environment

In September 2018, the NCCDH brought together three leaders in public health practice and research to share their experiences and reflections on public health practice and action to advance health equity through the built environment. This resource summarizes that conversation, facilitated by Dr. Teri Emrich, knowledge translation specialist at the NCCDH.

Organizational Capacity for Health Equity Action Initiative: A brief description

This introductory document provides an overview of the NCCDH’s Organizational Capacity for Health Equity Action Initiative (OCI), its objectives and its format. This document is the first OCI entry in our new Learning Together series on organizational capacity.

Local resources and health: Overview of knowledge synthesis

Four fact sheets from La Chaire de recherche du Canada Approches communautaires et inégalités de santé (CACIS) presenting the findings of literature reviews on housing, the food environment, community life and sustainable mobility.

Towards healthy homes for all: What the RentSafe findings mean for public health in Canada

This summary document provides an overview of recent work by RentSafe, a program under the Canadian Partnership for Children’s Health and the Environment (CPCHE), including recent findings and recommendations that can inform public health action on housing as a social determinant of health.

Health equity and the built environment: A curated list

This curated list from the National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health (NCCDH) highlights resources that support and inform public health action on the built environment as a determinant of health inequities.

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