E-Bulletin | June 2021

National Collaborating Centre
for Healthy Public Policy (NCCHPP)

In the Spotlight

New Publication – Build Back Better: Wellbeing Budgets for a Post-COVID-19 Recovery?

This fact sheet presents the recent turn to wellbeing in the policy making of central governments and considers whether it holds promise as part of the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic in Canada.

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Series of 5 video clips on healthy cities!

What role can municipalities play to act on social determinants of health and health inequalities in a “post-COVID-19 context”?

Have a look at our 5 video clips where expert Evelyne de Leeuw addresses various issues related to the creation of healthy cities.

Watch the 1st clip of the series below.

To watch the other clips, click here.

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How to Collaborate with Municipalities: A Practical Guide for Public Health Actors

Are you looking for effective ways to collaborate with the municipal sector? Whether you intend to establish an initial contact with a municipality or to maintain an existing collaboration, this practical guide proposes a pathway that you can adapt to your particular situation. The advice presented is based on the experience of the main interested parties: municipal elected officials and public servants, and public health actors involved in collaborations.

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Free Online Course

Free Online Course on Health Impact Assessment (HIA)!

Would you like to learn more about health impact assessment (HIA)? HIA is a structured and innovative approach to inform decision makers about the potential impacts of a project, program or policy on the health and wellbeing of populations.

Register for this free 5-hr online course that will teach you the HIA process step by step!

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Other News of Interest

Funding Opportunity – The Intersectoral Action Fund

Intersectoral action refers to the ways that different groups and sectors of society work together to improve health and the conditions that shape health. Under the Intersectoral Action Fund, the Public Health Agency of Canada is seeking proposals for community-based projects that support collective action on the social determinants of health. The deadline to submit an application is July 12, 2021.

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Canada's Medical Experts for Healthy Communities

During this pandemic, public health physicians are central to analyses and actions that directly impact Canadians' well-being. This function is not new. Playing a central role in Canadians' health is what public health physicians have been doing for decades.

Whether our country faces a widespread pandemic, or communities deal with local health issues, or governments try to develop equitable public health policies, public health physicians have been leading the way, often from behind the scenes.

Discover this public awareness campaign that is intended to clarify the role and impact of public health physicians in Canada, available here: Canada's Medical Experts for Healthy Communities.

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