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Resource Library

Our resource library contains more than 350 resources. The library is evolving, as we continue to add resources that are relevant, geared to practice, and either recently published or foundational to current health equity thinking in public health. To suggest a new resource or to learn more about our resource selection process, please contact us.

The right-hand side bar offers two options to search this library:

  1. You can use the search box by entering the title of a document, part of a title, an author or a key word. This search function is sensitive to spelling.
  2. You can choose options from some or all of the categories, including searching only NCCDH produced resources.

We also have several curated reading lists available.

Reflections on the relationship between public health and primary care

The National Collaborating Centre for the Determinants of Health and the National Collaborating Centre for Infectious Diseases commissioned a situation analysis to examine the current relationship between public health and primary care in Canada and to suggest opportunities and strategies for enhancement. Here we provide a summary of the results of the situation analysis, including key findings and levers for systems change.

Conversation: Building anti-racist public health systems

This event will be accessible to both English and French speakers The CIHR Institute of Population and Public Health is undertaking a broad national dialogue with community members on the future of Canadian public health systems. The goal is to identify unified priorities and accompanying strategies to build robust and responsive public health systems fully prepared to address current challenges and future threats. Join us for a dialogue on building anti-racist public health

COVID-19 and Indigenous health and wellness: our strength is in our stories

This report from the Royal Society of Canada offers a collection of stories about the impacts of COVID-19 on the health and wellness of Indigenous people in Canada. It humanizes the pandemic in a way that is meaningful to Indigenous communities and calls attention to the lack of Indigenous-specific COVID-19 data.

Webinar: Rethinking vaccine confidence: Supporting uptake through equitable community responses

This event will take place in English Canadians’ COVID-19 vaccine confidence has improved over time, but significant inequities in vaccine uptake remain. Communities with the highest health and social burden of COVID-19 are also those with the lowest levels of vaccine access and uptake. This highlights the continuing impacts of the social and structural determinants of health and the importance of an equity-based response. Where equity-based responses are being adopted, communities

Engagement, governance, access, and protection (EGAP) framework

This 2021 report from the Black Health Equity Working Group outlines the Engagement, Governance, Access and Protection (EGAP) Framework for the collection and use of race-based data from Black communities to advance health equity and dismantle systemic racism.

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