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NCCHPP Webinar - Policy Approaches to Reducing Health Inequalities
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Policy Approaches to Reducing Health Inequalities
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Update - Comprehensive policies to combat poverty across Canada, by province

Health Inequalities and Intersectionality
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Annotated Bibliography: Health Inequalities
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Links
Closing the Gap in a Generation
Commission on Social Determinants of Health, 2008
(On the World Health Organization site)

Public health speaks: Intersectionality and health equity (On the site of NCCDH)

The Chief Public Health Officer's Report on the State of Public Health in Canada 2008:
Addressing Health Inequalities

(On the site of the Public Health Agency of Canada)

Dialogue Mapping: Building Shared Understanding of Wicked Problems.
Conklin, J., 2005
(Information available on the site of the CogNexus Institute)

Construire l'espace sociosanitaire : Expériences et pratiques de recherche dans la production locale de la santé. In French. Under the direction of Aubry, F. and Potvin, L. (2012). On the site of the University of Montréal.


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Health Inequalities and Intersectionality
This briefing note briefly explains intersectionality and explores the potential of an intersectional approach to reducing health inequalities.
Published in January 2015. Description. Download  668 K
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Intersectionality is a way to think about and act upon social inequality and discrimination.  It offers a promising approach to these issues within public policy and within public health.  This briefing note introduces the approach and explores the potential contribution of intersectionality to reducing health inequalities.

Health Inequalities and Intersectionality
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