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NCCHPP e-Bulletin - July 2014
Published July 24, 2014.
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The National Collaborating Centre for Healthy Public Policy (NCCHPP) seeks to increase the expertise of public health actors across Canada in healthy public policy through the development, sharing and use of knowledge. Contact us.     
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In the Spotlight this Month - Webinar - “The Health in All Policies (HiAP) Approach: What's new?”
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The NCCHPP would like to invite you to join us for a webinar entitled “The Health in All Policies (HiAP) approach: What's new?”

This webinar will take place on September 17 in French and September 24 in English, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. (EDT).

The objectives of this webinar are twofold: 

1) To reduce any ambiguities by clarifying the concept;  and

2) To support action by presenting concrete examples of this approach at the local level. Issues and conditions for success will also be discussed with a guest who applies the HiAP approach in his daily work.

To learn more, and to register, click here.
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Population Mental Health Needs Assessment Survey
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The National Collaborating Centres for Public Health are trying to assess the needs in the field of population mental health through a survey.

Your participation in this survey will help to inform the subjects that will be addressed in the future.

To complete the survey, please click here..
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The Centre in Action
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Online Continuing Education Course on Health Impact Assessment (HIA) - HIA Step by Step - English course from September 15 to October 10
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The NCCHPP will offer again its 12-hour online course on health impact assessment (HIA) of public policies. This online course will allow you to become familiar with the HIA process applied to public policies, recognize its fundamentals, and think about the favourable conditions for successful HIA implementation. This course awards 12 continuing education credits upon successful completion. The course will take place from September 15 to October 10 in English, and in French from October 27 to November 20.

Click here for more information, and to register.
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Workshop - 'Health in all Policies' in Action: Health impact assessment (HIA) and the analysis of residential development projects to promote safe and active travel - CPHA 2014
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François Gagnon, Olivier Bellefleur, and Julie Castonguay of the NCCHPP, in collaboration with Émile Tremblay, of Québec's Montérégie Public Health Unit (Direction de la santé publique de la Montérégie), offered this full-day pre-conference session at CPHA 2014 in Toronto. This workshop, made possible with a financial contribution from the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer through the Healthy Canada by Design CLASP Initiative, was held on May 26, 2014.

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Click here to download the PPT presentation: "Health in All Policies in Action"
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Promoting safe and active travel by doing health impact assessments of residential development projects - CITE Conference
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As part of the NCCHPP's role in CLASP – Healthy Canada by Design, Olivier Bellefleur presented at the 2014 annual conference of the Canadian Institute of Transportation Engineers (CITE) in Kitchener – Waterloo, Ontario on June 2, 2014.

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Click here to download the document.
41 slides
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Our New Publications in the Spotlight 
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Health Impact Assessment of the TOD Neighbourhood Project in Sainte-Catherine. Report on potential impacts and recommendations
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This document presents the analyses and recommendations produced within the context of a health impact assessment (HIA) of a residential development project, characterized as a Transit-Oriented Development (TOD).

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Click here to download the document.
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Health Impact Assessment (HIA) Toolbox
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The NCCHPP is making these 3 tools available for HIA practitioners and for those who would like to learn more about the HIA process. 

The HIA Cost Calculator is an Excel spreadsheet designed to help you estimate the time, financial and human resources required to undertake an HIA process.

The HIA Screening Grid guides a reflection on how a policy or project proposal might have an impact on a wide range of determinants of health and health equity. 

The HIA Process-Scoping Tool asks many questions to help plan the logistics of doing an HIA.

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Click here to download the HIA cost calculator.
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Click here to download the HIA Screening Grid guides.
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Click here to download the HIA Process-Scoping Tool.
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Scan of Mental Health Strategies across Canada
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The NCCHPP is the lead in a collaborative project on population mental health, in partnership with the five other National Collaborating Centres (NCCs).

The Scan of Mental Health Strategies across Canada is one of the products of this project. It aims to show what is being developed in the field of population mental health in Canada.

Click here to read more.

Click here to consult the scan.

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Thank you for reading. As always, we would like to hear your comments on this and all of our work.
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