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NCCHPP e-bulletin - March 2017
Published on March 8, 2017.
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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 - Online Training Course: A Framework for Analyzing Public Policies - Now free!
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The NCCHPP online training course is now being offered for free and is offered in a format compatible with PC, Mac, tablets and phones!

This online course will enable participants to make use of a framework for analyzing public policies in order to inform policy makers in the context of healthy public policy development.

Upon registration, you will have 24/7 access to the course. It is made of four self-paced modules presented on a user-friendly platform, allowing you to progress at your own pace. It takes from 6 to 8 hours to complete the course. Once you will have completed the course, you will be eligible for a certificate of completion.

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Webinar - Policy Approaches to Reducing Health Inequalities

This webinar, presented by the Centre's Val Morrison, is intended to enable public health actors to more easily distinguish between the most widespread policy approaches that have been proposed to reduce health inequalities. These approaches are: political economy, macro social policies, intersectionality, life course, settings approach, approaches that aim at living conditions, those that target communities, and approaches aimed at individuals.

Tuesday March 14, 2017 in English from 2 p.m. - 3 p.m. EDT

Click here to read more and to register.

This webinar was presented on March 7, in French. Click here to have a look at the PPT presentation or to watch the recording.

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The Centre in Action

The NCCHPP will be at TOPHC 2017

The NCCHPP will offer two workshops at the 2017 TOPHC Conference to be held from March 29 to 31, 2017, in Toronto. They are:

Workshop - "Analyzing the Ethics of Paternalism in Public Health: Applying and Testing a New Framework"

Michael Keeling and Olivier Bellefleur will present a 90-minute workshop on March 31, from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 am.

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Workshop - "Policy Approaches to Reducing Health Inequalities"

Val Morrison will present this 90-minute workshop, also on March 31, from 10:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

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We will also be joining our colleagues from the other five National Collaborating Centres for Public Health in the Exhibitors' space during TOPHC. We hope to see you there!

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Webinar - Priority-setting in Public Health: Evidence and Ethics in Decision-making.

In this webinar, co-presented by NCCHPP and NCCMT on February 21, 2017, and featuring Dr. Megan Ward from Peel Public Health, participants discussed the evidence and ethics of a case involving choosing among interventions in order to best respond to public health priorities.

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Watch and listen to the recording of the webinar Duration: 90 minutes. Format: Adobe Presenter.


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Webinar - Public Health Ethics: A Case in Infectious Disease Prevention and Control

In this webinar, co-presented by NCCHPP and NCCID on January 24, 2017, participants discussed the evidence and ethics of a case involving the use of point-of-care testing to expand access to diagnostic technologies for infectious disease in remote or northern communities.

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The NCCHPP was at the Journées annuelles de santé publique (JASP) 2016 Conference

The Centre participated in the Journées annuelles de santé publique (JASP - Québec's Annual Public Health Days), held in Montréal from November 21 to 22, 2016. We offered the following presentations:
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The Health in All policies" Approach: What It Is About and What are its Success Factors 

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The Regulation of Non-Medical Cannabis: A Challenge for the Coordination of Federal, Provincial and Municipal Actors 

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Foundations of HIA - A Look at Over 15 Years of Practice

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Around the World of Policies in 600 Seconds

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Our New Resources in the Spotlight
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Selected Tools to Facilitate the Integration of Health in All Policies.

The intent of this briefing note is to introduce some tools developed in recent years to facilitate the integration of health issues into the decision-making processes of sectors whose primary concern is not population health.



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What's New from the NCCs?
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NCC for Aboriginal Health (NCCAH
Support the NCCAH and their 2016-17 evaluation by participating in a short online survey.
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NCC for Determinants of Health (NCCDH)
 
Latest blog post: The marathon of health equity and public health: My journey as an undergrad

NCC for Environmental Health (NCCEH)
New publication: Conducting a Literature Search and Semi-Systematic Review: The NCCEH Approach.
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NCC for Infectious Diseases (NCCID)
New publication: Putting the Pieces Together: A National Action Plan on Antimicrobial Stewardship.
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NCC for Methods and Tools (NCCMT
Webinar - Spotlight on Methods and Tools: MetaQAT, a single tool that can appraise many different types of evidence and study designs. March 21, 2017. Click here to register..
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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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