NCC PORTAL

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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.

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Wading through the mire: Keeping up with new and changing...

Over the past year there have been nine new consultations and announcement of eleven new or updated Canadian Drinking Water Guidelines. Keeping up with consultations and announcements can be a challenge for those involved in assessment of drinking water quality and management of drinking water supplies, raising questions of what type of preparations and responses are needed to ensure that drinking water guidelines are met and public health is protected.

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Conducting a Literature Search & Evidence Review: The NCCEH Approach

Find out more about the NCCEH approach to conducting a literature search and evidence review. This presentation includes subjects such as EIDM, knowledge mobilisation and exchange, as well as critical appraisal and synthesis.

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Searching for Research Evidence in Public Health

This module (in the NCCMT Learning Centre) is designed for anyone responsible for finding good quality research evidence to support decisions about public health programs or services. This module gives you the knowledge you need to quickly and efficiently search for relevant pre-processed and pre-appraised public health research evidence to guide decision-making.

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Understanding Research Evidence (11 Videos)

Understanding and interpreting research evidence is an important part of practicing evidence-informed public health. You need to understand some basic concepts. This series of short videos explains some important terms that you are likely to encounter when looking at research evidence.

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6S Search Pyramid Tool

This tool was developed by the National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools (NCCMT) to help public health professionals efficiently search for research evidence. The interactive pyramid is pre-populated with high-quality databases relevant to public health. This tool guides public health professionals to look for the most synthesized, highest quality research evidence first.

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