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Resource Library

Our resource library contains more than 150 resources. The library is evolving, as we continue to add resources that are relevant, geared to practice, and either recently published or foundational to current health equity thinking in public health. To suggest a new resource or to learn more about our resource selection process, please contact us.

The right-hand side bar offers two options to search this library:

  1. You can use the search box by entering the title of a document, part of a title, an author or a key word. This search function is sensitive to spelling.
  2. You can choose options from some or all of the categories, including searching only NCCDH produced resources.

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We also have several curated resource library lists available:


National Inuit climate change strategy

This informative strategy from Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami asks readers to ethically partner with Inuit communities while contributing to climate policy at all levels. It also includes a guide to partnering with Inuit communities.

Health Inequities Series fact sheets

The Health Inequities Series is a set of fact sheets designed by Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington Public Health. They are meant to support professional development and competence in understanding and applying the underlying concepts related to SDH and health inequities and how they relate to public health program standards.

Just societies: Health equity and dignified lives

This report by the Pan American Health Organization’s Commission on Equity and Health Inequalities in the Americas examines social and economic inequalities in the regions, and considers several related factors such as gender, sexuality, ethnicity, disability, and daily living conditions. An expanded list of the structural drivers of inequities also play prominently into the analysis.

Place standard: How good is our place?

NHS Scotland's Place Standard Tool is a planning framework to assess the quality of both rural and urban places, designed to support communities, public and private sectors, businesses and citizens to identify improvements to physical and social aspects of the places where people live.

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