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 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
This gap analysis by the NCCDH focuses attention on the most pressing needs in advancing health equity in public health. It offers guidance for researchers, policy-makers, government decision-makers and public health practitioners.Read More
This document provides a road map for improving antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) in Canada and lays out a series of 10 areas for a national Action Plan on antimicrobial stewardship. It reflects the broad consensus arising from recent interviews, documents and discussions—and particularly from the June 2016 National Action Roundtable on Antimicrobial Stewardship.Read More
The sheer volume of Chlamydia cases has made it unrealistic for many urban public health STI teams to follow up with everyone via case-and-contact. And with the incidence of Chlamydia cases only rising every year, some now wonder whether their efforts are even making a difference. Rather than try to find ways to see more cases, however, the reality is that public health STI teams must ultimately reduce their Chlamydia caseloads, or risk sacrificing more urgently needed follow-up for other STIs or outreach activities to high risk groups. In this webinar, Dr. Heejune Chang walked through the ways some public health STI teams have tried to prioritize cases or reduce their workloads in the face of overwhelming Chlamydia case volumesRead More
Health impact assessment (HIA) is usually defined as a combination of procedures, methods and tools by which a policy, a program or a project can be judged or evaluated on the basis of its potential effects on the health of a population. This session will cover various aspects of HIA, including theoretical basis, HIA tools and use of HIA to influence policy. At the end of this session, participants will: 1) understand the HIA approach as demonstrated in theory and a case study; 2) acquire knowledge and skills in applying HIA by working through real-world examples; 3) be able to assess the relevance of HIA in their own diverse contexts and practices; and 4) understand how information from HIA can be used to influence policy. The session will include formal talks, a case example using waste-to-energy, and group work using case examples from participants’ own situations.Read More
This tool was created to help public health managers and planners make decisions about local programming priorities. Public health decision-makers who want to incorporate high quality evidence in their programming can use this tool to help determine whether a policy or program is relevant or feasible.Read More
This series of practice examples describes how three public health units use a targeting within universalism approach to advance health equity.Read More