An introduction to the horizontal coordination of public policies: Usefulness, facilitating factors, obstacles, and current challenges
This briefing note by Jacques Bourgault and Pernelle Smits presents the facilitating factors and challenges of the horizontal approach in public policies.
Published in October 2014. Description.  Download  589 K
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This briefing note is intended for all managers in the health and social services sectors, as well as for public health actors who would like to see this type of approach established within their government so that health can be better taken into account in all policies. Those who are called upon to manage programs, projects or public policies involving multiple sectors with an impact on population health will find here an overview of the usefulness of the horizontal (intersectoral) approach as compared with traditional approaches.

An introduction to the horizontal coordination of public policies: Usefulness, facilitating factors, obstacles, and current challenges
9 pages
 589 K

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