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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
643 K

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 NCCHPP's Florence Morestin presented this webinar with Public Health Ontario's Kim Bergeron on February 13, 2015.
March 2015.  DescriptionDownload  1.3 MB
The Centre's Julie Castonguay led this 90-minute workshop during the CPHA's annual conference in Ottawa.
June 2013.  DescriptionDownload   536 K
The Centre's Florence Morestin and Julie Castonguay led a workshop during Québec's Journées Annuelles de Santé Publique (JASP - Annual Public Health Days) in Montréal on November 26, 2012.
Published in December 2012.  DescriptionDownload    2.27 MB
Florence Morestin introduced the NCCHPP's method for synthesizing knowledge about public policies.
Published in May 2012.  DescriptionDownload  2.38 MB
The Centre's Florence Morestin and François-Pierre Gauvin, in collaboration with Maude Chapados of the Institut national de santé publique du Québec, led a workshop during Québec's Journées Annuelles de Santé Publique (Annual Public Health Days) in Montréal on November 30, 2011. 
Published in January 2012.  DescriptionDownload    3.31 MB
The Centre's Florence Morestin presented a framework for analyzing public policies as part of a workshop on public policies, organized and presented in collaboration with Maude Chapados of the Institut national de santé publique du Québec.
Published in November 2011.  DescriptionDownload   308 K
Florence Morestin and François-Pierre Gauvin presented  the NCCHPP's Method for synthesizing knowledge about public policies in a preconference workshop at the Canadian Public Health Association's (CPHA's) annual Conference.
Published in June 2011.  DescriptionDownload  761 K
In May 2010, Florence Morestin and François-Pierre Gauvin presented a progress report on our knowledge synthesis method project to the NCCHPP's Advisory Board. This included orientation on the project as well as an outline of the material being developed for publication.
Published in September, 2010.  DescriptionDownload   223 K.
In this workshop at the National Collaborating Centres for Public Health 2008 Summer Institute, Marie-Christine Hogue presented the knowledge review methodology developed by the Centre.
Published in August 2008.  DescriptionDownload   344 K.
François-Pierre Gauvin and Marie-Christine Hogue presented the Centre's knowledge synthesis project on public policy and obesity, at the 19th International Union for Health Promotion and Education (IUHPE) World Conference, held in Vancouver in June 2007. 
Published in June, 2007.  DescriptionDownload   456 K.
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