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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.


COVID-19 health equity resources

This resource repository from the American Medical Association highlights critical health equity resources including data, position statements, research and tools related to structural inequities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Off the back burner: Diverse and gender-inclusive decision-making for COVID-19 response and recovery

This commentary article by Bali et al. highlights the disproportionate impact of pandemics on women. The authors argue that it is essential to include a diverse group of individuals in decision-making for an effective COVID-19 response and recovery, with particular attention to the perspectives of women from low-middle income countries.

A call for a gender-responsive, intersectional approach to address COVID-19

This commentary article from Ryan and Ayadi outlines the short and long-term health and economic impacts of COVID-19 on women and girls, and proposes actionable recommendations for healthcare, public health, and policy development for a gender-responsive, intersectional approach to pandemic planning.

Ethics of COVID-19-related school closures

This commentary article by Silverman et al. explores the ethics of school closures during the COVID-19 pandemic. It includes data indicating significant negative long-term effects for students from families who live with inequities.

COVID-19 pandemic guidelines for mental health support of racialized women at risk of gender-based violence

This knowledge synthesis report from York University, funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), summarizes the findings of a rapid review on the racialized and gendered social determinants of mental health among those exposed to gender-based violence during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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