Foundations Of Health Promotion, Health Promotion Theories, Evidence Based Decision-Making, Research, Evaluation, Learning Methods, Ethics, Values & Assumptions, Best Practices

Canadian Population Health Initiative of the Canadian Institute for Health Information

The mission of the Canadian Population Health Initiative (CPHI) of the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) is to foster a better understanding of factors that affect the health of individuals and communities; and to contribute to the development of policies that reduce inequities and improve the health and well-being of Canadians.

CPHI provides research and reports including Reducing Gaps in Health – A Focus on Socio-Economic status in Urban Canada, available at http://www.cihi.ca/cihiweb/dispPage.jsp?cw_page=PG_1690_E&cw_topic=1690&....

National Collaborating Centres for Public Health in Canada

National Collaborating Centres (NCCs) for Public Health in Canada promote and improve the use of scientific research and other knowledge to strengthen public health practices and policies in Canada. They identify knowledge gaps, foster networks and translate existing knowledge to produce and exchange relevant, accessible, and evidence-informed products with researchers, practitioners, and policy makers. For more information visit http://www.nccph.ca/en/home.aspx.

Using Neighbourhood Data to Address the Social Determinants of Health

Contents

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

I Introduction

Resources Related to Feature 658: Organizations and Programs

The Canadian Best Practices Portal is a virtual door to is a searchable database of community level interventions, a searchable database of resources to help with public health planning, chronic disease prevention and health promotion goals, and a catalogue of best practice systematic review sites. Available at http://cbpp-pcpe.phac-aspc.gc.ca/recommend-eng.html

Health practitioners are encouraged to nominate interventions and resources for inclusion on the Portal at http://cbpp-pcpe.phac-aspc.gc.ca/help/recommend-eng.html.

Canadian Best Practices Portal Makes Program Planning Easier for Public Health Practitioners

best practices portal

 

 

Contents

I Introduction
II The Portal Put into Practice
III Become Part of the Canadian Best Practices Portal

 

-- submitted by Nina Jetha, Canadian Best Practices Portal, Public Health Agency of Canada

 

 

 

I Introduction

National Collaborating Centres for Public Health in Canada

For more information, visit http://www.nccph.ca/en/home.aspx.

National Collaborating Centre for Aboriginal Health supports Aboriginal communities across Canada in realizing their health goals and reducing the health inequities that currently exist for Aboriginal people. http://www.nccah-ccnsa.ca/

National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health (NCCDH) promotes social justice and health for all at http://www.nccdh.ca.

Knowing What Works. Doing What Works: An Introduction to the National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools

Contents

I Introduction
II What is evidence-informed public health?
III Why implement EIPH?
IV How can the National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools (NCCMT) help you implement EIPH?
V More about the NCCMT

- by Jeannie Mackintosh, Communication Coordinator, National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools

I Introduction

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