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Trends in income-related health inequalities: How data is being connected to interventions to drive community action, CHNET-Works!

June 23, 2016

1:00-2:30 p.m. EDT

This is the second in a four-part webinar series ( exploring current Canadian issues associated with equity-integrated population health status reporting, equity indicators, local data and health equity outcomes. The focus is on data to drive community action to improve health equity. Each webinar features special guests to showcase the diversity of strategies and approaches being undertaken across Canada.

This webinar will focus on two examples of how equity reporting is connecting to interventions to drive action on addressing health inequities. It will showcase the Trends in Income-Related Health Inequalities in Canada report from CIHI (, as well as the recent The Unequal City 2015 report by Toronto Public Health (

This webinar will explore:

  • The Trends in Income-Related Health Inequalities in Canada report from CIHI, including a quick demonstration of the E-Tool ( and a discussion of the approach to finding and including evidence-based interventions, with a focus on diabetes.
  • The Unequal City 2015 report by Toronto Public Health and how it was used, along with other local health equity data, to support the development of diabetes prevention interventions to address health equity issues in Toronto.

Who should attend?

This webinar is intended for public health stakeholders at all levels working in public health organizations on health equity issues. Cross-disciplinary groups are encouraged to attend to stimulate conversation at the local level.

Advisors on tap:

  • Erin Pichora is a Program Lead with the Canadian Population Health Initiative (CPHI) at the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI).
  • Erika Khandor is an epidemiologist at Toronto Public Health.
  • Lisa Swimmer is a Manager of Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention with Toronto Public Health and a Registered Dietitian.


  • Lesley Dyck, NCCDH knowledge translation specialist
  • Dianne Oickle, NCCDH knowledge translation specialist

For more information on the webinars in this series, please contact Lesley Dyck, NCCDH knowledge translation specialist.

For more information on this webinar or to register, please visit