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A practice framework for building organizational capacity for health equity

This framework outlines eight areas to consider for building public health capacity for health equity action at an organizational level. The framework is a part of the NCCDH’s Organizational Capacity for Health Equity Action Initiative (OCI).

Climate change, health equity and public health responses: A curated list

This list of resources is designed to increase understanding of climate change as an urgent public health issue. It is also meant to situate climate change and health equity as being inextricably linked and support emerging public health practice in this area.

Public Health Speaks: Equity and the built environment

In September 2018, the NCCDH brought together three leaders in public health practice and research to share their experiences and reflections on public health practice and action to advance health equity through the built environment. This resource summarizes that conversation, facilitated by Dr. Teri Emrich, knowledge translation specialist at the NCCDH.

The Toronto Indigenous Health Advisory Circle (TIHAC): Advancing self-determined Indigenous health

This case story from the Toronto Indigenous Health Advisory Circle (TIHAC), the NCCDH and Muskrat Media describes the formation of TIHAC and the creation of the first self-determined Indigenous health strategy in Canada. It outlines the relationships, conditions and decisions that led to the creation of a strong strategy for Toronto.

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