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NCCHPP e-Bulletin - July 2015
Published July 15, 2015.
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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 - Solidarity in Public Health Ethics and Practice: Its Conceptions, Uses and Implications
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Increasingly, the concept of solidarity is being brought into discussion as one of the principles and values that should guide the ethical practices of public health actors.This document outlines the principle of solidarity as it may be applied in the ethics of public health..

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A summary version, which captures some of the main dimensions of solidarity and offers some questions for reflection to help bring the concept into practice, is also available. 

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The Centre in Action
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Our 2015 Summer/Fall Webinar Series

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Influencing Public Policy Through Sharing Public Health Knowledge: How Does It (possibly) Work? (Held on June 11, 2015.)

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Upcoming Webinars

Public Health Ethics in Practice: Applying (Real) Frameworks to (Believable) Cases
THURSDAY OCTOBER 1, 2015 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. (EDT) 

Through Road/Main Street Interventions: Towards a More Balanced Coexistence Between Road Traffic and Life in Small Municipalities
THURSDAY OCTOBER 29, 2015 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. (EDT)

Tackling Wicked Problems in Healthy Public Policy 
THURSDAY NOVEMBER 26, 2015 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. (EST)

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The Centre at the 2015 CPHA Annual Conference
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The Centre was involved in two workshops during the 2015 Canadian Public Health Association's (CPHA's) Annual Conference, held from May 25 to 28 in Vancouver.

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Workshop - Population mental health and public health practitioners: What are the needs?

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Workshop - Introduction to practical ethics for public health

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Our New Publications in the Spotlight 
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Influencing public policies: Two (very good) reasons to look toward scientific knowledge in public policy

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In this short commentary published in the Canadian Journal of Public Health, we examine how knowledge from the scientific disciplines investigating public policies can help with anticipating the effects of policies and their political viability.

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Public Health Ethics: What is it? And Why is it Important? – Web Presentation

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In this short video, we introduce and situate public health ethics. 

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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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