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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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Online Evidence-Informed Decision Making Skills Assessment

This tool was developed to test knowledge and skills required for evidence-informed decision making (EIDM) and provide resources to help fill identified gaps. Topics covered by the tool include critical appraisal of evidence, interpreting research results and strategies for knowledge translation. The examples included are directly relevant to public health.

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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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Tool for Assessing Applicability and Transferability of Evidence

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.

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