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 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.
In this memorandum to the Québec Government (in French only), Montreal and Montérégie’s public health directors advocate for changes to provincial employment legislation that could have deleterious effects on the health of social assistance recipients in their region.
The Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) has developed a working paper that outlines the underlying principles and foundations of public health practice that will be used to define the CPHA’s policy options.