This 2016 supplemental document to the Public Health Agency of Canada’s Canada Communicable Disease Report (CCDR) has a focus on social determinants of health and how infectious disease prevention and control intersect with health equity.
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.
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We also have several curated resource library lists available:
- Foundational documents in health equity: A curated list
- Intersectoral collaboration to address health equity: A curated list
- Key public health resources for advocacy and health equity: A curated list
- Key resources for environmental public health practitioners to address health equity: A curated list
- Upstream action on food insecurity: A curated list
- Key public health resources for anti-racism action: A curated list
- Key public health resources for Master of Public Health students: A curated list
This guide from the American Public Health Association provides a comprehensive overview of the link between climate change and population health, the impact on groups already at a disadvantage due to structural inequities, and core public health roles to address climate change and population health inequities.
Establishing a holistic framework to reduce inequities in HIV, viral hepatitis, STDs, and tuberculos
This report from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) describes inequities in infectious disease rates among marginalized groups in the United States. It offers a framework designed to reduce the rates of HIV, viral hepatitis, STDs and tuberculosis among population groups most at risk due to the social determinants of health.
This policy brief from the Human Early Learning Partnership (HELP) provides an overview of the concept of proportionate universality, how it applies to child health and the importance of shifting the social gradient through universal and targeted programs for early childhood development.
This practice tool from the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) outlines five steps to help integrate health equity into existing and new public health interventions. It prompts users to identify equity elements relevant to their intervention and ways to address them.