This case study of an Alberta Health Services’ (AHS) initiative is one of a series of profiles on effective leadership in advancing health equity work. The case describes the process—with challenges and success factors—used by AHS leaders to develop a province-wide health equity strategy.
In 2013, the NCCDH set out to identify and assess good-quality online learning courses on the topics of the social determinants of health and health equity (in both English and French) for public health staff. This report describes our purpose, methodology and results.
This study describes the community health nursing workforce in Canada and compares, across political jurisdictions and community health sectors, what helps and hinders community nurses’ abilities to work effectively.
This case study shows how a public health director took advantage of a reorganization of public health services to embed a population health approach, first into her region, then into the entire province.
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.