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Recent project updates, reflections, and news from the NCCDH

Categories: Featured resources,NCCDH,Social determinants of health

 

  • IUHPE Secretariat Office Opens in Montreal
    • On November 15, 2017, the International Union for Health Promotion and Education (IUHPE) opened a Secretariat office on Montreal, Quebec, further emphasizing Canada’s significance as a player on the global health promotion stage.

  • MUSE: A pan-Canadian project promoting health equity through built environments

    • NCCDH Scientific Director Connie Clement describes the NCCDH’s involvement in the Multisectoral Urban Systems for Health and Equity in Canadian Cities (MUSE) project, a Canada-wide initiative to analyze how local municipalities, public health and community organizations work together to design our cities to promote fair distribution of health outcomes.

  • Equity-focused public health practice as a strategy to tackle TB:

    • Knowledge Translation Specialist Dianne Oickle explores examples of public health tuberculosis programs that focus their strategy on health equity. 

  • Plenary from Public Health 2017: Racism in Society

    • One way that public health organizations can help dismantle racism is by facilitating conversations about how racial inequity plays out in social, scientific and legislative arenas. It is with this aim that I moderated the closing plenary session at the annual pan-Canadian public health gathering, Public Health 2017, in Halifax, NS, located in Mi’kma’ki, the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq People

  • First Nations Taking Action on the SDH: Reflections from CPHA 2017

    • This blog post was written as part of a three-part series on Indigenous KT in response to the NCCDH’s attendance at the Public Health 2017 conference in Halifax, NS, in June 2017. It is also intended to build on the NCCDH’s ongoing work to be an anti-racist organization.