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The National Collaborating Centres for Public Health (NCCPH) are pleased to announce the winners of this year's NCCPH Knowledge Translation Awards, which recognize the efforts of graduate students in Canada. Steven Lam, Sherry Nesbitt, and Osnat Wine have won the award for their outstanding work in knowledge translation.
March 2019. Description.
The Centre's Pascale Mantoura will participate in a panel to discuss the roles of public health workforce in population mental health and wellness promotion. This panel will be held on March 27 2019, at the Ontario Public Health Convention (TOPHC).
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The NCCHPP will be leading two workshops in March as part of our role in the Public Health Training for Equitable Systems Change (PHESC) Project, led by the Dalla Lana School for Public Health at the University of Toronto.
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On October 23, 2018, the Centre’s Thierno Diallo offered a presentation during a day of exchanges on Health Impact Assessment (HIA) that was held in Rennes, France. This day was organized by the École des hautes études en santé publique (EHESP) and gathered together experts from France, Switzerland and Québec.
February 2019. Description. Download.  1.8 MB.
In this webinar, co-presented by the NCCHPP and Public Health Sudbury & Districts, presenters discussed a general overview of the roles of public health in population mental health and wellness promotion and presented an example of integration of a population mental health perspective in public health practice. This webinar was held on Friday March 22, 2019, from 2 p.m. - 3 p.m. EDT.
February 2019. Description PPT. Recording 1 Hour Adobe Presenter.
This briefing note, by Paul Cairney of the University of Stirling, presents the importance of distinguishing between uncertainty and ambiguity in the strategies aimed to develop evidence-informed policy making.
Published in January 2019. DescriptionDownload  624 K
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This resource, in the form of a table, shows how the public health functions are organized at the federal, provincial and territorial levels in Canada
Updated in 2018  DescriptionConsult the Table Online.
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The purpose of this webinar was to equip public health actors to conduct a critical and nuanced ethical analysis of public health policies or population-based interventions accused or suspected of being paternalistic. This webinar was held on February 19, 2019. It was followed by an optional 30 min. discussion period.
February 2019. Description. PPT  1 MB
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The PHESC project was created to identify priority training needs, as well as develop, implement, and evaluate a training program intended for Ontario's public health workforce.
November 2018. Description.
The NCC for Infectious Diseases (NCCID) in partnership with the NCC for Healthy Public Policy (NCCHPP) & the NCC for Determinants of Health (NCCDH) offered an overview to public health physicians and policy makers in Canada on issues specific to refugee women. 
January 2019. Description.
The Scan of Mental Health Strategies aims to show what is being developed in the field of population mental health across Canada. It provides an overview of mental health and wellness and related strategies through comparative tables and summaries, with a particular emphasis on work related to the promotion of mental health and the prevention of mental illnesses.
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This webinar introduced the punctuated equilibrium model and discussed its utility for public health actors who want to take action on public policies. It was held on November 20, 2018.
November 2018. Description. PPT  904 K. Recording 1 Hour Adobe Presenter
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On October 23, 2018, Pascale Mantoura presented a workshop with partners from Québec and Ontario on the roles of public health in population mental health promotion during the conference of the Canadian Mental Health Association which was held in Montréal at the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel. October 2018. Description.
On August 21, 2018, NCCHPP's Pascale Mantoura contributed to the Atlantic Summer Institute 2018's opening Panel: Convergence of Current Frameworks – Addressing Mental Health as a Whole Society!
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This webinar, co-hosted by the National Collaborating Centres for Aboriginal Health (NCCAH) and Healthy Public Policy (NCCHPP) was organized for the 10th anniversary of the death of Brian Sinclair, an Anishinaabe man who died after waiting for treatment at Winnipeg's Health Sciences Centre Emergency Room for 34 hours. This was an opportunity to discuss the story of Brian Sinclair in the context of the history of the city of Winnipeg, and the history of health care in the province of Manitoba, and to critically examine anti-Indigenous racism.  
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The Centre presented a 3-hour session introducing public health ethics at the University of Waterloo's School of Public Health and Health Systems. In preparation for this session, we updated and reformulated much of the introductory material that we have developed over the last five years.
September 2018. Description. Download  989 K.
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On June 6 2018, NCCHPP's Pascale Manoura offered a class on the role of public health in population mental health in the mental health course MSO6080 offered in the master's program in public health at the School of Public Health at the University of Montréal.
July 2018. Description. Download 3.4 MB
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NCCHPP's Pascale Mantoura contributed to a day-long collective reflection with Sudbury & District Health Unit on informing the development of a mental health promotion strategy. This workshop was held on April 26, 2018.
July 2018. Description. Download 2.7 MB
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The NCC for Infectious Diseases (NCCID), with support from the NCCs for Aboriginal Health (NCCAH), Determinants of Health (NCCDH), and Healthy Public Policy (NCCHPP), hosted an in-person event to learn about the historical context and lived experience of those infected and affected by TB, and explore collaborative opportunities to end TB in the north. The NCCHPP's Val Morrison co-hosted a workshop with the NCCDH's Dianne Oickle to explore multi-sector approaches to TB elimination.
Published in May 2018. Description. Download  773 K
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In this short summary, we present the main findings from a review of the international and Canadian public health and bioethics literatures that was conducted in order to learn about public health ethics (PHE) education in public health programs and schools.
Published in May 2018.  DescriptionDownload.  924 K
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The NCCHPP's Louise St-Pierre offered a presentation on Canadian initiatives to advance integrated health governance in a joint expert stakeholder meeting of the Pan American Health Organization's Commission on Equity and Health Inequalities in the Americas. This meeting was held in Ottawa, on December 5, 2017.
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The Centre's Michael Keeling and Olivier Bellefleur, in collaboration with project partners, led a symposium on public health ethics at Public Health 2018 the Canadian Public Health Association's (CPHA's) annual conference in Montréal, from May 28-31.
June 2018.  Description. PPT  865 K
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Olivier Bellefleur and Michael Keeling facilitated a three-hour workshop on paternalism in public health and on the Centre's approach to ethics during a bioethics course at the Université de Montréal.
April 2018. DescriptionPPT  1.4 MB
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This document presents a preliminary, graphic summary of results from a questionnaire that was intended to survey Canadian public health practitioners on the subject of public health ethics.
Published in March 2018.  DescriptionDownload.  1 MB
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This document presents a preliminary, graphic summary of results from a survey of university directors of population and public health programs, or professors responsible for ethics teaching, within population and public health schools or programs in Canadian universities on the subject of teaching ethics in public health in their institutions.
Published in March 2018.  DescriptionDownload.  1 MB
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In this second clip, Carmel Williams describes the Australian experience of implementing a Health in All Policies approach.
March 2018. Description – Click to watch.
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In this first clip, Carmel Williams describes the main characteristics of the Health in All Policies approach.
March 2018. Description – Click to watch.
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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.