In this blog post, Dr. Travis Salway discusses LGBTQ2 conversion therapy as a public health issue and suggests actions that practitioners can take to promote positive mental health and reduce stigma and discrimination in LGTBQ2 communities.
In this blog post by epidemiologist Brianne Wood, the author discusses the use of data to shape practice at the Thunder Bay District Health Unit and the North West Local Health Integration Network, where she works.
NCCDH Knowledge Translation Specialist Teri Emrich spoke to public health organizations in the Maritime provinces who released health inequities reports in recent years to hear how they have been making use of the data.
In this blog post by NCCDH Program Manager Faith Layden, the author identifies common elements found in the NCCDH’s 2018 analysis of gaps in Canadian public health’s capacity to act on health equity.
Public health agencies that have woven the concepts of the social determinants of health and health equity into the documents that guide agency actions have taken a step to committed action on these issues. Two rural health authorities in Manitoba have very recently done just that, and provide examples of how to recognize these issues as part of a community health assessment.