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The relevance of stages heuristics model to influence the development of healthy public policies

Contents

I Introduction
II Background
III The policymaking process
IV Stages heuristic model
V Issue of relevance
VI Implication: Eight steps for developing healthy public policies workbook

--By Kim Bergeron, Health Promotion Consultant, Health Promotion Capacity Building, Public Health Ontario  

I Introduction

Children See. Children Learn.

Contents

I Introduction
II Background
III Campaign Strategies
IV Events
V Key Organizations
VI Positive Discipline Parenting Programs
VII References

--Submitted by Louise Choquette, Bilingual Health Promotion Consultant, Best Start Resource Centre, Health Nexus

I Introduction

Smoking Cessation in Ontario: Increasing Cessation Rates by Increasing Quit Attempts

Contents

I Introduction
II Smoking Cessation in Ontario
III A Population-based Model for Smoking Cessation
IV Opportunities to Increase Quit Attempts in Ontario
V Conclusion
VI References

-- Submitted by Steven Savvaidis, Manager, Program Training and Consultation Centre (PTCC)

I Introduction

Racial Justice Matters: Why Racism is a Public Health Issue

Contents

I Introduction - Canada: A Post-Racial Society?
II Deconstructing Race, Racialization and Racism
III Avenues for Change - Public Health’s Role in Closing the Racial Health Divide
IV Conclusion
V References
VI Resources

--Submitted by Anjum Sultana

“Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane.” - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

I Introduction - Canada: A Post-Racial Society?

Letter from the Editors: October 2015 Federal Election Resources

Contents

I Introduction
II Official Election Site
III The Parties
IV News and Information Sources
V Polling Sites
VI  Issues and Advocacy
VII Events
VIII Hashtags
 

I Introduction

Here is our usual collection of election-related resources for health promoters. This time, we're running the feature a month before the October 19 federal election -- we'll add new items as they arise.

II Official Election Site

Is data a health promotion issue?

Contents

I Introduction: No more long-form census
II Open data
III Big data
IV Health promoters and data
V Resources

--Submitted by Robyn Kalda, Health Nexus

I Introduction: No more long-form census

Ever wonder whether policy makes a difference? Conduct an evaluation to find out

Contents

I Introduction
II The Ten Steps
III Conclusion
IV References
V Additional Resources

--Submitted by Allison Meserve and Kim Bergeron, Health Promotion Consultants, Health Promotion Capacity Building Services at Public Health Ontario

I Introduction

Online Continuing Education in Public Health: 10 Lessons in 10 Years

Contents

I Introduction
II 10 lessons in 10 years
III Reasons to sign up

Submitted by Karen MacDougall and Elizabeth Wright, Skills Online, Skills Enhancement for Public Health, Public Health Agency of Canada

I Introduction

Standard Alcohol Labels

Contents

I Introduction
II Effectiveness of standard alcohol labels
III Current standard alcohol labelling policies internationally
IV Current Canadian research on standard alcohol labels
V Conclusion
VII References
VIII Resources

--Submitted by Jason LeMar, Health Promotion Consultant – Alcohol Policy, Health Promotion Capacity Building, Public Health Ontario

I Introduction

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