This free, six to 12 hour course is designed using case studies to teach public health practitioners how to conduct a health impact assessment (HIA). The course was developed by the National Health Service in Scotland, which has produced an impressive eLearning program of study.
In this analysis from University of Ottawa researchers Arne Ruckert and Ronald Labonté, the authors address the impact that the austerity measures taken in response to the 2008 global financial crisis had on social policy and health equity.
The fourth edition of Health Promotion in Canada builds on the historical, theoretical and practice contexts of the first three versions with new themes on how intersectionality, anti-racism, participatory approaches, digital media, intervention research, critical reflection and ecological perspectives relate to health promotion.
Healthy built environment linkages toolkit: Making the links between design, planning and health, version 2.0
The British Columbia Centre for Disease Control’s Healthy Built Environment Linkages Toolkit synthesizes current research on five core “features” of the built environment and addresses how these features influence population health.
This substantial, interactive, three-part training program is designed to strengthen the skills of professionals working directly or indirectly with Indigenous people by increasing Aboriginal-specific knowledge and enhancing self-awareness.