E-Bulletin | November 2021

National Collaborating Centre
for Healthy Public Policy (NCCHPP)

In the Spotlight

Public Health Ethics and COVID-19: Selected Resources

Have a look at our collection of resources that discuss ethical issues linked to COVID-19. New resources have just been added.

The sections on vaccination and priority-setting/allocation of resources are especially relevant in the current Canadian context.

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Upcoming Presentations

The NCCHPP will participate in the Symposium on Autism and Social Inclusion in Québec

December 3rd, 2021

The NCCHPP’s Florence Morestin will speak at the Symposium on Autism and Social Inclusion in Québec (Symposium sur l’inclusion sociale en autisme au Québec), organized by the CHU Ste-Justine and the Université de Montréal. Please note that it will be offered in French only. Florence’s presentation is entitled: “The Development of Public Policies”. This symposium is offered in French.

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The NCCHPP will participate in the WHO’s 10th Global Conference on Health Promotion

December 13th, 2021, 9:30 a.m. EST

The NCCHPP’s Val Morrison will participate in the Health Promotion Forum session at the 10th Global Conference on Health Promotion. Alongside other Canadian experts she will discuss wellbeing budgeting and share reflections on Canada’s efforts to integrate health and wellbeing into the policy making process.

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Webinar Recording

Webinar – Collaborating with Municipalities: A Practical Point of View

Offered in partnership with Grey Bruce Health Unit, this webinar looked into how public health actors can establish collaborations with municipalities with a practical focus.

The webinar recording and the PowerPoint presentations are now available online.

Click below to watch the webinar recording.

Free Online Courses

Develop your competencies with our three free online courses!

The NCCHPP offers three online courses to improve your competencies in public health. Each course takes five to eight hours to complete, and all are accessible any time after registration, allowing you to progress at your own pace.

Perfect for students, our courses have been included in many public health university programs.

Click below to learn more:

An Introduction to Public Health Ethics

Health Impact Assessment, step by step

A Framework for Analyzing Public Policies

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Other News of Interest

Webinar – Taking Stock of the Calls to Action on Sport and Reconciliation with First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples

December 1st, 2021, 1:00-2:30 p.m. EST

Presenters will explore the importance of putting into motion the Calls to Action related to sports and reconciliation, recognizing the important role that sports and physical activities, in all their forms, play in the mental, emotional and cultural wellbeing of First Nations, Inuit and Métis youth, families and communities.

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New Article: Interpreting 43 Years of the Evolution of Public Health Spending in Canada: Long-run Trends, Temporal Periods, and Data Differences

Using 43 years of data, this article comparatively examines real public health spending growth per capita, of the 13 Canadian provincial/territorial jurisdictions and with other key publicly funded healthcare sectors (physicians, hospitals, and medication), as well as by four macroeconomically defined four periods.

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First In Conversation Round Table Podcast on The Wellbeing Economy: Is it the Solution?

The first episode of this series explores the idea of the Wellbeing Economy and considers its promise to refocus measures of progress – to move beyond the performance of global markets, GDP, and other economic indicators.

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