NCC PORTAL

Find resources from across the six NCC's

Filter by:

Filters

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.

portal entry image

NCCEH Ron de Burger Student Award Winners

Amber Gillespie, Presentation 1: Exploring the Relationship between the Built Environment and Social Isolation and Loneliness: Implications for Public Policy

Saarah Hussain, Presentation 2: Computer Keyboards Transmitting More Than Words: A Knowledge Synthesis of Computer Keyboards in Hospitals as a Reservoir for Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus Infection

Read More
portal entry image

Scan of Mental Health Strategies in Canada

National Collaborating Centre for Healthy Public Policy | 10/04/2018 | Healthy public policy, Mental health and wellness, NCCHPP

The Scan of Mental Health Strategies aims to show what is being developed in the field of population mental health across Canada. It provides an overview of mental health and wellness and related strategies through comparative tables and summaries, with a particular emphasis on work related to the promotion of mental health and the prevention of mental illnesses. Updated in October, 2018.

Read More
portal entry image

Health in All Policies: South Australia's Experience

National Collaborating Centre for Healthy Public Policy | 03/01/2018 | Advocacy, Healthy public policy, Population health status reporting, Video, NCCHPP

In November 2016, the NCCHPP conducted an interview with Carmel Williams, Manager of the Health Determinants and Policy team at the South Australia Department for Health and Ageing. Ms. Williams was in Québec to participate in the Journées annuelles de santé publique (JASP - Québec's Annual Public Health Days).

This interview is presented in two clips in which Ms. Williams presents the various dimensions of the Health in All Policies approach.

Health in All Policies (HiAP) is a strategy to address the underlying causes of health and well-being. It is principally about trying to influence the policy approaches and decisions of other government agencies that have the levers and controls to actually influence health and well-being at the population level.

Clip 2 - Health in All Policies: South Australia's Experience

In this second clip, Mrs Williams describes the Australian experience of implementing a Health in All Policies Approach.

Read More
portal entry image

An Introduction to Punctuated Equilibrium: A Model for Understanding Stability and Dramatic Change in Public Policies - Nouvelles Du Site

National Collaborating Centre for Healthy Public Policy | 01/22/2018 | Healthy public policy, Policy, Public health roles, Report, NCCHPP

In this document, we look at the “Punctuated Equilibrium” model, which aims to explain why public policies tend to be characterized by long periods of stability punctuated by short periods of radical change. This model can help public health actors understand why governments are sometimes receptive to evidence and discussion leading to significant policy change, whereas at other times, government seems to be less receptive to change and only open to making minor adjustments. This model can also help guide the actions and strategies that public health actors can use to influence public policy. To this end, we will provide some insights on how public health actors can use the punctuated equilibrium model to analyze situations and identify opportune moments and strategies for acting upon policies.

Read More
portal entry image

Sign up for news from the six NCCs for Public Health*

*I consent to receiving information on the work of the National Collaborating Centres for Public Health (NCCPH). The NCCPH collect information on province, country, organization type and job titles as necessary for the purposes of planning or evaluating the NCCPH program or its activities. We do not disclose, give, sell or transfer any personal information. Questions about the collection of this information may be directed to (204) 318-2583 or communications@nccph-ccnsp.ca.