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A guide to assessment tools for organizational health equity capacity

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).

A review of frameworks on the determinants of health

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.

Addressing stigma: Towards a more inclusive health system

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?

Boosting momentum: Applying knowledge to advance health equity - 2014 Environmental scan

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.

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