This installment of the Let’s Talk series introduces key concepts related to health equity and guides public health action to reduce inequities. This document replaces the 2013 resource Let’s Talk: Health equity.
Learning from Practice: Joint Action for Equity - Working together to holistically support the underhoused population during COVID-19
This story outlines how Cool Aid community organization and their partners responded to support people made vulnerable by their housing situation in Victoria, British Columbia during the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic. Equity, community, collaboration, and holistic care were centered. Principles and practices to support improved relationships between community, primary care and public health are highlighted.
This NCCDH resource summarizes key themes found through several initiatives and their application to promote wellbeing and health equity among older adults in Canada.
Learning from Practice: Joint Action for Equity - Community-centred collaboration responds to Cargill outbreak
This story outlines the COVID-19 response at the Cargill plant in Alberta, where equity and community were centered. Principles and practices to support improved relationships between public health and primary care are highlighted.
This curated resource list, compiled by the NCCDH, contains a foundational set of resources and tools to support public health practitioners, decision makers, policy makers, organizations, educators, and researchers to understand and act on improving health inequities for the 2SLGBTQI+ population.