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Webinar - Mapping out the social determinants of health of refugee and migrant women in Canada: Applying an Intersectional Lens. The PPT presentation and the recording will soon be available online.

Webinar - Practical Approaches to Wicked Problems: What Works?
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NCCHPP Webinar - 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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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.


Val Morrison


Deliberative Processes and Wicked Problems
During a training event among the 6 National Collaborating Centres for Public Health, the Centre's Val Morrison and François-Pierre Gauvin presented a workshop on deliberative processes as a promising way to approach wicked problems.
Published in July 2011.  DescriptionDownload    2.32 MB

At this workshop, the group was introduced to the concept of "wicked" problems as a way of understanding certain complex issues like health inequalities, obesity, climate change and bedbugs.
Wicked problems defy the usual approaches and are not amenable to straightforward solutions. "Wicked" is a technical term that is used frequently to describe problems, but it is not always clear what it means. This workshop offers an overview of the concept of wicked problems and presents deliberative processes as one way to begin to approach them.

From deliberation to action Using deliberative processes to address wicked problems
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Image - first page of the presentation - click to download 

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