This episode companion document provides a new way to engage with the Mind the Disruption podcast. It includes a written transcript of Season 1, Episode 2 “Disrupting Whiteness” with key quotes and related resources to prompt further reflection and exploration.
Policy diffusion theory, evidence-informed public health, and public health political science: A scoping review
This journal article reviews the literature for applications of policy diffusion process theory to public health policy decision-making and pays particular attention to the role of scientific evidence in policy decisions.
Power Up: A call for public health to recognize, analyze, and shift the balance in power relations to advance health and racial equity of health
Influencing the structural determinants of health to advance health equity requires more than Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) work; it requires shifting the balance of power relations. This editorial calls for public health to act intentionally to shift power relations.
Health equity frameworks as a tool to support public health action: A rapid review of the literature
This NCCDH review of the literature discusses health equity frameworks that can be used to advance equity in public health contexts. Readers are invited to consider how frameworks, and the ways we work together to create or use them, can break down systems of oppression.
Social, political, commercial, and corporate determinants of rural health equity in Canada: an integrated framework
Many health policies are urban-centric, focused on cost-effective considerations, and do not address inequities faced by rural communities. This commentary proposes a framework to assist public health practitioners, policy-, and decision-makers to consider and build health equity in rural communities in Canada.