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NCCHPP e-Bulletin - September 2017
Published September 27, 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 - Article - A Framework for Supporting Action in Population Mental Health
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This document, a translation from an original published article, builds on previous work by the NCCHPP and illustrates how the population mental health framework for public health could be implemented in the Québec context. It is the result of a collaborative effort between Pascale Mantoura from the NCCHPP, Marie-Claude Roberge from the INSPQ and Louise Fournier from the Université de Montréal.

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The Centre in Action
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Save the Dates! The NCCHPP's Webinar Series 2017-2018
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This year, the NCCHPP will offer 3 webinars that will explore public health ethics and health inequalities. The first 2 webinars will continue the series we started last year focusing on public health ethics. This series aims at combining evidence and ethics to improve decision making in diverse sectors of public health practice. The first one will be offered in collaboration with NCCDH, and the second one with NCCAH. Our third webinar will focus on health inequalities and will explore the various practical approaches to wicked problems.

To consult our webinar schedule for 2017-2018, click here.
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Seminar - Promoting Population Mental Health and Wellbeing for Children and Youth - Innovative Approaches to Policy, Practice and Research 
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The INSPQ (Institut national de santé publique du Québec) and the NCCHPP joined the Institut de recherche en santé publique de l'Université de Montréal (IRSPUM) in welcoming Margaret Barry, renowned expert in mental health promotion, head of the Chair in Health Promotion and Public Health at the National University of Ireland Galway and head of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Health Promotion Research. She discussed the necessary approaches for effectively acting on social determinants of mental health and promoting mental health and wellbeing for children and their families.

Click here to download the PPT presentation and to watch the recorded webcast (from the IRSPUM website).
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Our New Resource in the Spotlight
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A new adapted summary of a public health ethics framework
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The Centre has just published a new adapted summary of a framework to add to its collection. These resources are intended to help familiarize practitioners with frameworks and with ethical deliberation. To consult the entire collection of 6 cases and 7 summaries of frameworks, click here.

Guilt, Fear, Stigma and Knowledge Gaps:
Ethical Issues in Public Health Communication Interventions
Guttman and Salmon (2004).

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What's New from the NCCs?
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NCC for Aboriginal Health (NCCAH
New report: Indigenous Communities and Family Violence: Changing the conversation
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NCC for Determinants of Health (NCCDH)
 
Webinar: “Racing” the social determinants of health and health equity (Part 1 of 2)
This webinar is the first of a two-part series on the impact of racism on health. The aim of the discussions is to explore approaches to addressing racism, as well as how to improve the health of Indigenous and racialized peoples.
Date: October 17, 2017 from 1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m. (EST)
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NCC for Environmental Health (NCCEH)
New topic page on Lead in School Drinking Water is intended to assist public health practitioners in understanding the issues around lead in drinking water, highlight the approaches taken to addressing lead, and provide practical advice on testing and mitigating lead exposure in homes and schools.
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NCC for Infectious Diseases (NCCID
Webcast - Infectious Questions: Tuberculosis priorities at End TB 2017
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NCC for Methods and Tools (NCCMT
Are you looking for an effective way to synthesize current evidence on a public health topic? Conducting a rapid review might be just what you are looking for! The NCCMT has developed a Rapid Review Guidebook that details each step in the rapid review process, including guidance on how to structure the report and what to include in each section.
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Other Resources of Interest
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Practicum Placement Opportunity from the Canadian Public Health Association - Children's Active Play
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CPHA is looking for a great student to fill an unpaid practicum position to help build a risk-based policy framework in support of children's free play.
Candidates should be enrolled in a Masters of Public Health (MPH) or equivalent degree program in Canada. They will also consider fourth year students in a health science program that requires a practicum placement.

The application deadline is October 15, 2017.

For more information and to apply, click here.
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Thank you for reading. As always, we would like to hear your comments on this and all of our work.

Production of this e-Bulletin has been made possible through a financial contribution from the Public Health Agency of Canada through funding for the National Collaborating Centre for Healthy Public Policy (NCCHPP). The views expressed herein do not necessarily represent the views of the Public Health Agency of Canada.
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