E-Bulletin | January 2021

National Collaborating Centre
for Healthy Public Policy (NCCHPP)

In the Spotlight

Report – Tools and Methods for Integrating Health into Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation Policies and Strategies

This document presents the results of an scoping review of the literature on existing tools and methods for integrating health concerns into climate change adaptation and mitigation policies and strategies.

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Upcoming Webinars

Webinar – Health in All Policies in times of COVID-19: Wellbeing economics and social protection

Tuesday January 26, 2021, 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. EST

The purpose of this webinar is to address the economic and social inequalities-related factors in Nordic countries and Scotland in times of COVID-19. This webinar is organized by the Tampere University (Finland), in collaboration with the Global Network for Health in All Policies (GNHiAP) and the World Health Organization.

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Webinar – Online Course: An Introduction to Public Health Ethics

Wednesday January 27 2021, 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. EST

In this webinar, co-presented by the NCCHPP and the NCCMT, we will discuss how the NCCHPP’s online course in public health ethics was developed and then we’ll offer an overview of its content. Then in order to illustrate its relevance and utility for the public health sector, a health professional will discuss the ethical challenges she has faced in professional practice, as well as her experience in taking the NCCHPP’s online course.

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Resources in Ethics

Discover our 19 video clips on Public Health Ethics

The NCCHPP conducted interviews with experts and practitioners from across Canada for its free online course: An Introduction to Public Health Ethics. Watch these 19 clips that highlight a wide array of issues and ethical concepts that arise in public health practice!

In the clip below, Dr. Gaynor Watson-Creed (Deputy Chief Medical Officer of Health, Nova Scotia), discusses some ethical issues that she faces as a medical officer of health and how she addresses them.

Public Health Ethics and COVID-19: Selected Resources

Have a look at our collection of relevant resources that discuss ethical issues linked to Covid-19.

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

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Other News of Interest

24th IUHPE World Conference on Health Promotion

Under the theme Promoting policies for health, well-being and equity, the 24th IUHPE World Conference on Health Promotion will be held from May 15 to 19, 2022 in Montréal and online!

The NCCHPP is proud to be part of the local scientific committee planning this conference. To be informed re the program and the dates to remember subscribe to the conference newsletter.

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Call for Volunteers for the Advisory Committee

In partnership with the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, the Canadian Urban Environmental Health Research Consortium is developing online tools that will help people easily access, use and contribute to data on healthy urban environments. They are establishing a volunteer Advisory Committee to ensure a broad perspective reflecting the interests of environmental health professionals, urban planners, and community advocacy organizations.

If you are interested in joining this committee, please email info@canue.ca by January 27.

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