These reports describe how the Sudbury & District Health Unit gathered and synthesized evidence to prioritize and guide local public health action to reduce social inequities in health.
This guide explores tools that can be used to assess organizational capacity as a facet of existing organizational assessments. This guide is part of the National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health (NCCDH)’s Organizational Capacity for Health Equity Action Initiative (OCI).
This document presents a brief analysis of 37 social determinants of health frameworks that best reflect an intersectoral perspective. It also offers an in-depth analysis of the seven frameworks considered most useful for understanding and acting on the social determinants across sectors.
In December 2019, Chief Public Health Officer (CPHO) Dr Theresa Tam released a national report that shines a light on stigma as a key driver of health inequities in Canada. The report was informed by meetings with key people across Canada that gathered input on two key questions: What holds stigma in place? And, how do we address stigma in the health system?
This report is a follow-up to the NCCDH’s 2010 environmental scan, Integrating social determinants of health and health equity into Canadian public health practice. It is based on a literature review, focus groups and key informants, and identifies ways that the context and practice of health equity work in the public health domain have changed since 2010.