E-Bulletin | January 2022

National Collaborating Centre
for Healthy Public Policy (NCCHPP)

In the Spotlight

Upcoming Webinar – Public Policy Competencies for Public Health

Wednesday February 2, 2022, 1 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. EST

What do public health actors need to know about public policy? In this webinar, we will report on the findings from a scoping review with analysis of the literature on competencies for healthy public policy.

By participating in this webinar, you will get a sense of the main competencies in public policy required by public health organizations and a sense of how this work might be institutionally anchored. To register for this webinar, click here.

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New Publication

Profiles of Public Health Systems in Canadian Provinces and Territories

The NCCHPP has joined the Platform to Monitor the Performance of Public Health Systems research project led by principal investigators, Drs. Sara Allin, Andrew Pinto, and Laura Rosella, of the University of Toronto.

The first phase of this project involves producing profiles of the public health systems for each of the 10 provinces and three territories in Canada.

The Profile of Nova Scotia is now available.

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Other News of Interest

Selection of Seminal Public Health Reports for Ontario

Public Health Ontario published a bibliography of public health reports and fundamental grey literature based on archival records and public accessibility.

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Generating Knowledge to Inform Public Health System Transformation

This document outlines high-level research priorities to support advancement of Dr. Theresa Tam’s vision for the future of public health in Canada. The priorities are based on key themes that emerged from the development of her annual report, A Vision to Transform Canada’s Public Health System.

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Visioning the Future: First Nations, Inuit, & Métis Population and Public Health

This report reveals a pathway to a healthy tomorrow by addressing population and public health challenges for Indigenous Peoples in several areas: the environment; infectious diseases; data and governance; mental wellness; and social determinants of health.

This project was led by Dr. Margo Greenwood, National Collaborating Centre for Indigenous Health and Dr. Evan Adams, Deputy Chief Medical Officer of Public Health at Indigenous Services Canada.

This report results from an invitation by Dr. Theresa Tam, Chief Public Health Officer (CPHO), to write a document to accompany the 2021 report on the state of public health in Canada, entitled: A Vision to Transform Canada’s Public Health System.

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Centre de collaboration nationale sur les politiques publiques et la santé
Institut National de Santé Publique Québec