The Portal brings together a broad selection of resources from all six of the National Collaborating Centres (NCCs). Search for resources by clicking on NCC, Type, Topic and Core Competency.
Please note: the Portal is not exhaustive and not all resources are indexed by PHAC Core Competency.
This series features methods and tools tailored to specific topics in public health. Past topics have included Mental Health, Healthy Weights and Prevention of Infectious Diseases.Read More
This hallmark series from the National Collaborating Centre of Methods and Tools (NCCMT) features knowledge translation resources from our Registry of Methods and Tools; an online database that supports the planning, implementation and evaluation of public health policies and practices. Held monthly, each webinar features a presentation by the developer of the resource as well as a user account of a real-world application of the resource.Read More
Launched in 2014, the Knowledge Broker (KB) Mentoring program was developed by the National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools (NCCMT) to advance the uptake and use of evidence informed decision making (EIDM) in Canada within the public health sector. This project combines in-person and online support to train public health practitioners to develop knowledge and capacity in the theory and practice of EIDM.Read More
This module teaches you strategies for collecting and reporting evaluation data using a realistic public health scenario and several interactivities.Read More
This module is designed to provide public health managers with an overview of areas to consider when planning organizational change. This module teaches you about a model for organizational change as well as strategies that can be implemented for change.Read More
Evaluating the Carbon Monoxide Monitoring and Response Framework in Long-term Care Facilities: A Brief Guide
This guide is intended for public health practitioners, facility/property maintenance managers, risk managers, occupational hygienists, clinicians, or other persons working at long-term care facilities (residential care facilities, nursing homes, seniors’ residences, care occupancies, etc.)Read More
In this narrated web presentation of about 15 minutes, we set out to situate public health ethics with respect to normative ethics, bioethics and medical or clinical ethics, and to map the main dimensions of public health ethics and suggest why it is important.Read More
Understanding Policy Developments and Choices Through the “3-i” Framework: Interests, Ideas and Institutions
This document introduces the “3-i” framework, a theoretical framework that helps explore how interests, ideas, and institutions interact to influence, and ultimately, form policy developments and choices. By bringing together three of the most common factors for explaining public policy development processes, this framework constitutes a relevant theoretical instrument for public health practitioners looking to better understand and influence policy making.Read More
Addressing the Dimensions of Sexual Health: A Review of Evaluated Sexual Health Promotion Interventions
This scoping review is intended to support the effective planning, implementation and evaluation of sexual health promotion interventions (SHPI) by: • identifying the dimensions of sexual health that have been targeted by SHPIs since 2010; • examining the ways in which sexual health promoters have incorporated these dimensions throughout development, implementation and evaluation of SHPIs; and • identifying the evaluative measures that are employed to monitor outcomes. Emphasis is placed on exploring how SHPIs address the dimensions of sexual health in relation to the sexual and gender diversity of their target population.Read More
This fact sheet reviews different types of program evaluation activities and discusses Indigenous approaches and ethical guidelines for engaging in a program evaluation.Read More