Today marks the opening of registration for our new MOOC (Massive Open Online Course), made in collaboration with BMJ and Future Learn.
About the Course
This free online course will help you to understand health inequalities and how they are socially driven. We will look at how health is affected by wider determinants and how you can make a difference as a health professional to close the health inequality gap.
II An Indigenous framework for understanding the determinants of health
III The impacts of trauma for Indigenous peoples’ mental health and well-being
IV Aboriginal peoples and historic trauma
V The need for Aboriginal core competencies for public health
-- Submitted by Regine Halseth, Research Associate
The Perth District Health Unit (PDHU) is committed to providing people with a healthy, inclusive and accommodating workplace. PDHU is an equal opportunity employer and provides a dynamic and progressive work environment. We currently have an opening for a temporary full- time Public Health Promoter starting immediately until December 2015. Initial assignment will be in the Community Health Department and include Child Health and Oral Health.
Advancing Population Mental Health was submitted by Pascale Mantoura of the National Collaborating Centre for Healthy Public Policy.
Telling the Health Equity Story through Population Heath Status Reporting was submitted by Hannah Moffatt, Lesley Dyck, and Pemma Muzumdar of the National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health.
The Health Council of Canada reports on the progress of health care renewal, on the health status of Canadians, and on the health outcomes of our system. For more information about the determinants of health or to download the Health Council of Canada’s report, Stepping It Up: Moving the Focus from Health Care in Canada to a Healthier Canada, visit http://www.healthcouncilcanada.ca.
I Introduction II Detailed Information about Your Neighbourhoods III A Closer Look at Possible Solutions IV Using the Data to Make a Difference V Outcomes to Date VI The Role of Public Health Practitioners VII References
--submitted by Diana Daghofer, Wellspring Strategies and Hope Beanlands, Scientific Director, National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health