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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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Tools and Approaches for Assessing and Supporting Public Health Action on the Social Determinants of Health and Health Equity
This guide, co-produced by NCCDH and NCCHPP, presents tools and approaches used specifically to reduce (or at least to not increase) health inequalities.
Published in November 2012.  DescriptionDownload  327 K 
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A collaborative project between the National Collaborating Centres for Determinants of Health (NCCDH) and for Healthy Public Policy (NCCHPP), this document provides examples of the tools and approaches to health equity that have been adopted or applied by the public health sector.

Tools and Approaches for Assessing and Supporting Public Health Action on the Social Determinants of Health and Health Equity
30 pages
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http://www.ccnpps.ca/docs/Equity_Tools_NCCDH-NCCHPP.pdf


All of the resources are presented in summary form, in tables that are easy to consult and that allow for easy comparison. The resources are organized in three categories: checklists and lenses, processes and support structures.

This is intended for people in the public health sector who are seeking to address the social determinants of health and promote health equity.

You can find numerous resources relating to the determinants of health on the NCCDH website.


The production of the NCCHPP website has been made possible through a financial contribution from the Public Health Agency of Canada.