This third environmental scan from the NCCDH responds to recent concerns about the Canadian health sector’s significant decline in commitment to public health programs and services. The scan explores implications for the public health sector in undertaking effective action to address the social determinants of health and improve health equity in this context.
This curated list offers tools and resources to facilitate action on policy solutions related to food insecurity.
This curated list offers resources that support collaborative action in the process of working with multiple partners to advance health equity.
This curated list points to key resources to support advocacy for health equity by public health practitioners.
This resource presents an accessible action framework for those directly engaged in creating community health status reports, as well as those interested in learning how to use population health status reporting to drive action to improve health equity.
This document applies common messaging guidelines to the challenge of communicating the connection between income inequality and health inequality. The guidelines were published by the Canadian Council on the Social Determinants of Health.
This report is a follow-up to the NCCDH’s 2010 environmental scan, Integrating social determinants of health and health equity into Canadian public health practice. It is based on a literature review, focus groups and key informants, and identifies ways that the context and practice of health equity work in the public health domain have changed since 2010.
Public health practitioners discuss strategies to address the social determinants of tuberculosis.
This review of the literature describes school readiness from a health and early child development perspective.
This case study starts at the beginning – building support for health equity among senior health managers. It outlines how to find and nurture health equity champions.
This case study shows how leadership, local data and strong community support drove intersectoral action on health equity.
This report describes Canadian experiences in attending the “Health Observatories: Learning from Our World Neighbours, 2008” meetings hosted by the London Public Health Observatories.