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Newsletters and news scans
To help you to track news and recent developments in healthy public policy, here are some regularly published bulletins and other relevant sites.
 

 

Public Policy and Health Newsletter 

Publisher:

Public Policy and Health Portal, (INSPQ) in collaboration with the NCCHPP for the English version

Contents:   

New publications and noteworthy events relating to the development of healthy public policy and the health impact assessments of public policies

Distributed:  

Twice monthly

Languages:

English, French

 

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E-Watch bulletin on innovation in health services

Publisher

Quebec Population Health Research Network (QPHRN/RRSPQ)

Contents:

Web search on current knowledge in support of research-based decision making

Distributed:

Weekly

Languages:

English, French

 

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PopHealth

Publisher:

Réseau de recherche en santé des populations du Québec 

Contents:

Web search for information of interest to researchers and public health actors

Distributed:

Every two weeks

Languages:

English, French

 

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Pop News 

Publisher:

 Institute of Population and Public Health (IPPH) 

Contents:

IPPH supports research into complex interactions that affect health

Distributed:

Two to three times annually

Languages:

English, French    

 

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Spotlight on Research

Publisher:

Institute of Population and Public Health (IPPH)

Contents:

Population health intervention research

Distributed:

N/A

Languages:

English, French

 

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Mythbusters

Publisher:

Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement 

Contents:

Research summaries revealing the research evidence contrary to accepted wisdom in Canadian healthcare debates

Distributed:

Variable

Languages:

English, French

 

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CFHI's e-newsletter (formerly @chsrf)

Publisher:

Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement

Contents:

News from the foundation and its many programs

Distributed:

Monthly

Language:

English, French

 

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Politiques Sociales

Publisher:

Centre de recherche sur les politiques et le développement social, CPDS 

Contents:

A collection of documents, policy statements, press articles and analyses focusing on emplyment and labour policies, layoffs, relocations of workplaces, the fight to reduce poverty, working hours, income support, work and the family, the social economy as well as what this site designates the "minima sociale", or basic social benefits (social assistance, minimum wage).

Distributed:

When new material is available on the web site

Language:    

French

 

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Bulletin de veille
Publisher Groupe d'étude sur les politiques publiques et la santé (GÉPPS)
[study group on healthy public policy]
Contents The Bulletin presents selected recent publications relating to healthy public policy, including research, scientific articles, guides and other information.
Distributed Every 1-2 months
Language French
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Fils de presse
Publisher CLIPP - Le Centre de liason sur l'intervention et la prévention psychosociales [Psychosocial intervention and prevention meeting centre]
Contents

CLIPP searches the dailies for information in the following psychosocial issues:
    evaluating childhood development
    mistreatment/abuse of children
    youth surviving social difficulties
    workplace well being
    aging
    school violence

Distributed Weekly
Language French
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Health Promotion Clearinghouse (Nova Scotia)

Publisher:

 Health Promotion Clearinghouse 

Contents:

Supporting health promotion by providing access to health resources and expertise that exist in Nova Scotia and beyond

Distributed:

Twice monthly

Language:

English

 

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E-network

Publisher:

Canadian Policy Research Networks(CPRN) 

Contents:

The Canadian Policy Research Networks set out to create knowledge and lead public dialogue and debate on social and economic issues. Research areas included children, youth and families, health and health human resources, citizen engagement and the labour market.

Distribution:

Operations ceased as of December 2009. The website has been maintained and the work remains relevant.

Languages:

English, French

 

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Harvard World Health News 

Publisher:

 Center for Health Communication - Harvard School of Public Health

Contents:

Press review, primarily American, relating to public health issues in America and around the world. The analysis also includes video clips available on the web sites of some American television networks as well as The Globe and Mail.

Distribution:

Weekly, on Wednesdays

Language:

English

 

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Ontario Health Promotion E-Bulletin

Publisher:

Health Nexus and The Health Communication Unit at the Centre for Health Promotion (University of Toronto)

Contents:

News, information and resources related to health promotion in Ontario

Distribution:

Weekly, on Fridays

Language:

English

 

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Le Bloc-notes
Publisher:

Health Nexus and The Health Communication Unit at the Centre for Health Promotion(University of Toronto)

Contents: News information and resources related to health promotion in Ontario - French edition.
Distribution: Every 2 weeks
Language: French
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Bulletin prospective
Publisher: Réseau de veille intégrée sur les politiques publiques
Contents: Le clip: information bite on a fact, event or publication of strategic interest.
La fiche synthèse: brief summary of a new concept, trend or innovative approach in public policy.
Le dossier: brief presentation of a document of strategic interest )ministerial, interministerial, or governmental).
La retroaction: commentary on a document to add to its content, produced by a network member.
Distribution: 3-4 times per year
Language: French
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Parallèle
Publisher:

L'Observatoire de l'administration publique at ENAP: The Public Administration University

Contents: Follows emerging trends in public administration research and training.
Distribution: 3-4 times per year
Language: French
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Observgo

Publisher:

L'Observatoire de l'administration publique at ENAP: The Public Administration University

Contents:

Dissemination of news from its ongoing work in analyzing and monitoring public management and public policies.

Distribution:

Weekly, on Wednesdays

Language:

English, French

 

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