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NCCHPP Webinar: "The Health in All Policies (HiAP) approach: What's new?”
September 17, 2014 in French
September 24, 2014 in English

Series on Integrated Impact Assessment: 1- Overall situation and clarification of concepts
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Integrated Governance and Healthy Public Policy: Two Canadian Examples
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Terms Relating to Integrated Governance
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Links
Quebec's Public Health Act. On the site of the Government of Québec. 

ActNow BC. On the site of the Government of British Columbia.

Citizen Engagement in Health Casebook. On the site of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).

How Public Health Degrees are Adapting to Health Challenges Posed by Climate Change. On the Public Health Degree website.


Contacts

François Gagnon

Louise St-Pierre

 

Project Update - Integrated Governance - October 2010
In this project area, the Centre is seeking to make explicit how multisectoral approaches can be developed in order to favour the implementation of healthy public policies.
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Image of a flock of birds in unison © iStockphoto.com/ Arpad Radoczy    Definitions
We have developed a glossary of different concepts in integrated governance in order to respond to the following questions:

What is a whole-of-government approach?

What is integrated governance? 

Documentation

We have also documented different Canadian initiatives in this area. In particular, we have examined section 54 of Québec's Public Health Act and British Columbia's ActNowBC initiative as two strategies that can serve as points of reference. These can in turn help to frame discussions and reflection about different integrated governance approaches.

Recent developments
At a meeting of the World Health Organization's working committee on intersectoral mechanisms, held in Chile on January 27-29, 2010, the Centre's François Gagnon was invited to present the work of the NCCHPP on this subject.



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