Generic Strategies, Education [health,parenting etc], Communication, Organizational Development, Community Development, Policy Development, Advocacy, Intersectoral Collaboration, Self Help, Capacity Building, Internet & Online Communities, Social Marketing, Sustainability, Prevention

Conversations for a Better World

This shared blog on population, gender and health has a different discussion topic each month. Participants can submit opinions, comment, or get creative and share a personal story, photo essay, a video or a podcast.


NYU Steinhardt, Steindardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development Integrated Marketing Communication in collaboration with the World Health Organization

The website for the school includes curriculum information and information about Integrated Marketing Communication for Behavioral Impact (IMC/COMBI) in health and social development.

Reflections from the 2009 Summer Institute in Integrated Marketing Communication for Behavioural Impact at New York University


I Introduction

II The Participants

III COMBI project

-- submitted by Tanya Hannah Rumble, Health Promoter, Halton Region Health Department

I Introduction

Past NCCPH Events

Early Child Development Forum: Exploring the Contribution of Public Health Home Visiting explored effective strategies for public health home visits. The forum held in Saskatoon in October, 2008, was the first of its kind and was attended by 120 participants from across Canada. More information at

The National Collaborating Centres for Public Health: Strengthening public health by learning from each other


I Introduction
II Background to the NCCPH
III National Collaborating Centres
IV What’s next for the NCCPH?
V Get involved
VI Reference

--submitted by Jeannie Mackintosh, Communications Coordinator, National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools (NCCMT) and Mylène Maguire, Communications Coordinator, National Collaborating Centre for Public Health (NCCPH)

I Introduction

Print Resources Related to Feature 628

Jack, L., Liburd, L., Spencer, T. & Airhenbuwa, C.O. (2004). Understanding the environmental issues in diabetes self-management education research: A reexamination of 8 studies in community-based settings. Annals of Internal Medicine, 140 (11), 964-972.

Garrard, J., Lewis, B., Keleher, H., Tunny, N., Burke L., Harper, S. & Round, R. (2004). Planning for healthy communities: reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes through healthier environments and lifestyles. Melbourne: Victorian Government Department of Human Services.

Organizations and Programs Related to Feature 628

City for All Women’s Initiative (CAWI)
Promoting an inclusive and women-friendly Ottawa that respects diversity at

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