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NCCHPP e-Bulletin - March 2013
Published March 28, 2013.
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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 - Introduction to Deliberative Processes - Web Presentation 

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This is the NCCHPP's first web presentation in video format, and the first of several to come in different project areas.

In March and April 2013, we are publishing two Web Presentations by François-Pierre Gauvin on deliberative processes. The first is an introduction to deliberative processes as a means to support the development of healthy public policies. It is 19:39 in length. 

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The Centre in Action - NCCHPP Workshops at the CPHA 2013 Conference
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Evidence of What? A Framework for Analyzing Public Policies
This 90-minute workshop, to be held on June 12, 2013, will introduce a framework for analyzing public policies developed by the NCCHPP. The framework is guided by a public health perspective while at the same time taking into account policy makers' concerns.

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Governmental Rationalities and Public Policies
How is it that certain public policy options are considered acceptable while others are not? Answering this question is of great strategic importance in promoting healthy public policies. Governmental rationalities structure the areas of public policy and are a key element of the answer. This half-day session, to be held on June 9th, 2013, will include a presentation on the “governmentality” approach as well as individual and group exercises.

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National Collaborating Centres for Public Health Collaborative Session
The NCCHPP will also participate in a joint session with the five other National Collaborating Centres for Public Health (NCCPH) during the CPHA conference. This 90-minute session will provide participants with the opportunity to interact with colleagues from across the country who have been working to advance public health programs and policies through the use of resources available from the six National Collaborating Centres. 

To consult the Canadian Public Health Association's Introductory Program, click here (PDF 2.1 MB on the CPHA website).
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Our New Publications in the Spotlight 
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Constructing a Logic Model for a Healthy Public Policy: Why and How?

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This document outlines the process for constructing a logic model as proposed in the NCCHPP's method for synthesizing knowledge about public policies. It also shows the use of this type of logic model in applications other than knowledge synthesis, as a tool that public health actors can use to analyze public policies.

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Annotated Bibliographies of our Publications by Project
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These seven annotated bibliographies list the NCCHPP's publications produced to date, with résumés and with links to the documents on our site. These may be useful should you wish to let colleagues know about one or more of our publications in a particular project area. We encourage you to copy and share these documents.

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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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