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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 curated reading lists available.


Determining Health: Food systems issue brief

This issue brief describes key concepts needed to understand what food systems are and why they matter for public health in the Canadian context. Drawing on peer-reviewed and grey literature, it further explains how food systems impact health inequities.

Let’s Talk: Determinants of health

Informed by conversations with diverse thought leaders, as well as relevant peer-reviewed and grey literature, this Let’s Talk summarizes current thinking about the social, ecological and structural determinants of health. A tree graphic illustrates the underlying drivers of health inequities and supports reflective, action-focused discussion with public health professionals, policy makers and partners.

Public Health Speaks: Public health’s role in community organizing

Explore the transformational power of community organizing in public health in this Public Health Speaks resource. Hear insights from experts on bridging partnerships, overcoming barriers and centering advocacy for health equity.