E-Bulletin | November 2023

National Collaborating Centre
for Healthy Public Policy (NCCHPP)

In the Spotlight

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New summary on Canadian universities’ public health training programs

This new document presents a summary version of a publication entitled: Supporting Public Health Human Resource Planning: A Survey of Canadian Universities’ Public Health Training Programs. This publication aims to inform ongoing discussions on public health workforce planning and capacity building in Canada. You will find:

  • recent data on programs and students enrolled in and graduating from university-based public health programs in Canada (2022 data collection conducted by the NCCHPP and the NCC for Methods and Tools);
  • a recap of key findings from four previous data collections conducted since 2005 on these programs;
  • an overview of pan-Canadian initiatives developed for public health workforce planning in Canada.

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Deadline Extended – A Call for Your Stories

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Share Your Experience with Your Colleagues!

The NCCHPP is looking for concrete examples of intersectoral partnerships to improve health and equity that were deployed in the context of budget cuts. We want to learn more about how you have navigated this context. Our goal is to prepare actors of these sectors to the challenges, opportunities and strategies to consider in order to address them.

Take advantage of this opportunity to raise the profile of your work and inspire colleagues across Canada and beyond! We could highlight your experience on our website, our eBulletin, our social media or in one of our webinars.

Interested? All you have to do is fill out a questionnaire (5 questions) and send it back to us by no later than December 5, 2023.

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Centre for Healthy Communities 2023 Innovation Forum

November 30, 2023, from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (EST) (virtual event)

Registration is still open for the Centre for Healthy Communities 2023 Innovation Forum presented in partnership with Alberta Health Services, the Alberta Real Estate Foundation, the Canadian Cancer Society, and the NCCHPP. This year’s Forum will focus on the topic of community safety and wellbeing policies in Alberta’s communities. Our colleague Val Morrison will present on the opening panel and facilitate a breakout session entitled: Public Health and Wellbeing Policies: What Role for Communities?

Join us and engage with practice, policy, industry, and research leaders from across Alberta to share ideas for building a sustainable, healthy future for our communities!

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JASP Conference

November 27-28, 2023 (in-person) & Nov. 29 (online)

Will you attend the largest public health conference in Québec? The Journées annuelles de santé publique (JASP) will be held in person on November 27 and 28, 2023 (in Québec City) and online on November 29.

The NCCHPP will be an exhibitor during the conference. Don’t hesitate to come and have a chat with us!

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Other News of Interest

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Upcoming Events

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Call to Participate

  • NCCDH Environmental Scan Online Survey

    The NCC for Determinants of Health (NCCDH) is calling on members of the Canadian public health community to share their ideas and perspectives through a quick online survey conducted on a national level as part of an environmental scan. Your voice matters in informing how the NCCDH can shift its work to support public health initiatives across the country. The survey closes on December 1st, 2023.




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