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FREE online training course – A framework for analyzing public policies

Constructing a Logic Model for a Healthy Public Policy: Why and How?
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A Framework for Analyzing Public Policies – Practical Guide
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Method for Synthesizing Knowledge About Public Policies
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What Works for Health: Policies and Programs that can Improve Health  - A directory of short descriptions of different public policies. Each summarizes the data about the policy's effectiveness and provides a few indications about its implementation and its impact on inequalities. On the County Health Rankings & Roadmaps site (USA).

Prevention Policy Directory. A regularly updated, searchable inventory of Canadian policies as well as legal instruments (legislation, regulations, codes). The Directory is on Cancerview Canada.

How can the health equity impact of universal policies be evaluated? Insights into approaches and next steps
6.26 MB. Milton, B., et al. (Eds.) (2011). On the site of the World Health Organization. 

Practitioner opinions on health promotion interventions that work: Opening the “black box” of a linear evidence-based approach. Kok, M., et al. (2012). Social Science and Medicine, 74, 715-723. doi:10.1016/j. socscimed.2011.11.021   Abstract on the site PubMed.

Assessing equity in systematic reviews: realising the recommendations of the Commission on Social Determinants of Health. Tugwell, P., et al. (2010). BMJ 2010; 341: bmj.c4739. On the site of the BMJ.

Real world reviews: A beginner's guide to undertaking systematic reviews of public health policy interventions. Bambra, C. (2009). Abstract available on the site the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. doi:10.1136/jech.2009.088740 

Conceptualizing and Combining Evidence for Health System Guidance.  By Lomas, J., et al. (2005). Canadian Health Services Research Foundation (CHSRF). On the site of the CHSRF

Systematic reviews in social policy: To go foward, do we first need to look back? By Pearson, M. 2007. In Evidence & Policy : A Journal of Research, Debate and Practice, 3 (4) pp. 505-526. Abstract on the site of ingentaConnect.

Florence Morestin

The Difficulty of Balancing Work and Family Life: Impact on the Physical and Mental Health of Québec Families
The NCCHPP publishes the translation of this knowledge synthesis on work and family balance.
Translation published in June, 2007.  DescriptionDownload  201 K
As a National Collaborating Centre, the NCCHPP has a knowledge synthesis, translation and exchange mandate. Translating research is one way to improve access to research published in different provinces on subjects pertaining to healthy public policy. This document translates a knowledge synthesis produced by INSPQ researchers Nathalie St-Amour, Johanne Laverdure, Sylvianne Manseau and Université du Québec en Outaouais professor Annie Devault.
This document will be useful as a topical resource but also illustrates some of the work carried out by the INSPQ in its mandate to advise the Québec Health Minister to promote healthy public policy. 
The Difficulty of Balancing Work and Family Life: Impact on the Physical and Mental Health of Quebec Families 
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This document has been edited and revised by the NCCHPP from an original document published by l'Institut national de santé publique du Québec.

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