This article identifies challenges of putting equity-focused research into practice and how community based participatory research (CBPR) can address these challenges. CBPR involves researchers working with communities on issues important to them, and to improve health and eliminate health disparities.
In this three minute interview segment, Connie Clement, Scientific Director of the NCCDH, describes the fundamental components needed for a Canada-wide, health equity agenda, and the first actions required to move that agenda forward.
In this classic paper, the author identifies the factors most likely to encourage action on the social determinants of health: leaders who are committed to justice and can work with others through complexity, and citizens who advocate for social environments that allow individuals to make healthy choices.
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.