Improving health literacy is about offering people tools and creating environments that allow them to have control over their own health. This paper offers a framework for improving the health literacy of Canadians.
This rapid systematic review examines the impact and effectiveness of intersectoral action as a public health practice to advance health equity.
Better health: An analysis of public policy and programming focusing on the determinants of health and health outcomes that are effective in achieving the healthiest populations
This literature review and call for policy change set out to advance the role of nursing in reducing health inequities.
A groundswell of interest has emerged recently in using collective impact (CI) to tackle entrenched social problems. This blended case story describes two CI initiatives in which public health is significantly involved: London Ontario’s Child & Youth Network and The Child & Youth Health Network on Vancouver Island.
This paper identifies eight common priorities of public health stakeholders who are working to improve the social determinants of health and health equity.