This free, eight-part series of online courses (30 to 45 minutes each) helps learners build the skills they need to support community health assessment and health improvement work.
An environmental scan and assessment of online learning opportunities related to health equity and social determinants of health, for public health practitioners in Canada
In 2013, the NCCDH set out to identify and assess good-quality online learning courses on the topics of the social determinants of health and health equity (in both English and French) for public health staff. This report describes our purpose, methodology and results.
Doctors for health equity. The role of the World Medical Association, national medical associations and doctors in addressing the social determinants of health and health equity
The aim of this report is to contribute to Professor Sir Michael Marmot’s Presidency of the World Medical Association and to support the WMA’s Declaration of Oslo on the Social Determinants of Health.
This program is part of an online French Master in Public Health and the Environment offered by l’Ecole de Santé Publique, Université de Lorraine (French only). Over 50 to 70 semi-tutored hours of instruction, the course covers topics like the definition and ethics of Public Health, and the determinants of health status for individuals and population groups.
This collective work is a multidisciplinary overview meant to help readers better understand how social inequalities in health are produced, and the theoretical, methodological, and practical means available to us to study and alleviate them. This resource is available in French only.
This free, one-hour, interactive eLearning module is one of 15 modules created to make cultural competence training more accessible to health care providers. The module uses multimedia to illustrate how social and economic conditions influence the health of individuals, communities and nations.
This free, 15-to-30 hour course explores root causes of inequity in the distribution of disease, illness, and death. It is intended for a public health audience and seeks to ground participants in the concepts and strategies that could support them in taking action to reduce these disparities.
This free, one-hour course explores how bringing together health and socio-economic data can help health professionals better understand the links between population characteristics and population health outcomes.
The Health Equity Initiative is an American nonprofit organization dedicated to “building community, capacity and communication resources for health equity.” It offers online workshops on topics such as communicating about health equity and strategies for implementing a social determinants of health agenda.
This free, online course introduces the scope of public health practice, with a focus on initiatives related to the determinants of ill health. It revolves around a case study, presented in a video, of public health’s role and activities in Coventry, England.
This 45-hour, online course was designed for public health practitioners and decision makers who want to develop or improve their ability to lead a health impact assessment of public policies that involves working with partners from multiple sectors.
This substantial, interactive, three-part training program is designed to strengthen the skills of professionals working directly or indirectly with Indigenous people by increasing Aboriginal-specific knowledge and enhancing self-awareness.
This free, six to 12 hour course is designed using case studies to teach public health practitioners how to conduct a health impact assessment (HIA). The course was developed by the National Health Service in Scotland, which has produced an impressive eLearning program of study.
This free, skill-building course teaches why and how to conduct a health equity impact assessment (HEIA), and gives learners opportunities to complete up to five HEIA templates - a tool designed by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care - based on five case studies.
This free, three-hour online course was designed to increase the awareness and skills of civil servants in applying gender-based analysis to the development of government policies and programs.