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Webinar - Mapping out the social determinants of health of refugee and migrant women in Canada: Applying an Intersectional Lens. The PPT presentation and the recording will soon be available online.

Webinar - Practical Approaches to Wicked Problems: What Works?
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NCCHPP Webinar - Policy Approaches to Reducing Health Inequalities
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Policy Approaches to Reducing Health Inequalities
 816 K

Update - Comprehensive policies to combat poverty across Canada, by province

Health Inequalities and Intersectionality
 668 K

Annotated Bibliography: Health Inequalities
586 K


Links
Closing the Gap in a Generation
Commission on Social Determinants of Health, 2008
(On the World Health Organization site)

Public health speaks: Intersectionality and health equity (On the site of NCCDH)

The Chief Public Health Officer's Report on the State of Public Health in Canada 2008:
Addressing Health Inequalities

(On the site of the Public Health Agency of Canada)

Dialogue Mapping: Building Shared Understanding of Wicked Problems.
Conklin, J., 2005
(Information available on the site of the CogNexus Institute)

Construire l'espace sociosanitaire : Expériences et pratiques de recherche dans la production locale de la santé. In French. Under the direction of Aubry, F. and Potvin, L. (2012). On the site of the University of Montréal.


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Val Morrison

Québec's Law Against Poverty - Facts and Application
This is one of two briefing notes introducing Québec's Act to combat poverty and social exclusion. This legislation has received interest from the public health community because it is an example of healthy public policy.
Published in June, 2009.  DescriptionDownload  550 K.
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In 2002, the Government of Québec adopted the Act to combat poverty and social exclusion. This legislation is the first of its kind in North America.

This is one of two briefing notes presenting the history that preceded this legislation, and highlighting key elements of its application. They address the following questions:

  • How is the Act to combat poverty and social exclusion formulated and applied?
  • What impact has this legislation had on poverty and social exclusion in Québec?

An Act to Combat Poverty and Social Exclusion -  Highlights of the Act and its Application
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 Image - cover page of the publication - click to download

Click here to consult the other briefing note on Québec's Act to combat poverty and social exclusion - History.
The production of the NCCHPP website has been made possible through a financial contribution from the Public Health Agency of Canada.