Improving health literacy is about offering people tools and creating environments that allow them to have control over their own health. This paper offers a framework for improving the health literacy of Canadians.
This guide from the American Public Health Association provides a comprehensive overview of the link between climate change and population health, the impact on groups already at a disadvantage due to structural inequities, and core public health roles to address climate change and population health inequities.
This document from the Institut national de santé publique du Québec describes the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on Indigenous Peoples due to socioeconomic inequities experienced by their communities.
Inégalités de genre Impact de la pandémie de COVID-19 sur la santé et la qualité de vie des femmes au Québec
This report from l’Association pour la santé publique du Québec describes the inequitable vulnerability of women to impacts of the COVID-19 crisis.
This self-directed introductory online course from the NCCDH and Public Health Ontario (PHO) is designed to build the knowledge, skills and competencies of public health staff and managers to support action on health equity.