An online professional development nursing seminar presented by Connie Clement, Scientific Director at the National Collaborating Center for Determinants of Health.
Dr. Murnaghan, Associate Professor, School of Nursing, University of PEI, discusses how the SHAPES (School health action planning and evaluation system) framework is used to inform the design of chronic illness prevention initiatives in PEI schools. Her university-community research recommended policy and practice changes in schools, based on broader, local data.
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.
Dr. Watson-Creed, Medical Officer of Health, Capital & District Health Authority (Halifax), discusses how Nova Scotia public health’s renewal process resulted in a system-wide focus on health equity. Three promising practices were used: purposeful reporting, community engagement and intersectoral action.
A brief video describing how public policy can support healthy living, told through the stories of two low-income mothers in Vancouver.