E-Bulletin | September 2021

National Collaborating Centre
for Healthy Public Policy (NCCHPP)

In the Spotlight

Webinar – Collaborating with Municipalities: A Practical Point of View

Wednesday, November 3, 2:00 p.m – 3:15 p.m. (EDT)

Municipal decision making and interventions have an influence on health protection and promotion, which makes municipalities key partners for the public health sector. The past year has shown that such collaborations remain utterly relevant both throughout the COVID-19 crisis and to support recovery.

But how can alliances with the municipal sector be made?

In this webinar, Florence Morestin (National Collaborating Centre for Healthy Public Policy) and Jason Weppler (Grey Bruce Health Unit) will look into how public health actors can establish collaborations with municipalities—with a practical focus.

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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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Impact Assessments in Indigenous Contexts: Promising Avenues for Reflection and Improvement for Health Impact Assessment

This report presents findings from a literature review on impact assessments in Indigenous contexts and proposes courses of action aimed at improving the practice of health impact assessment in Indigenous contexts.

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Article – Tools and Methods to Include Health in Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation Strategies and Policies: A Scoping Review

This article, published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, is based on the results of a scoping review conducted by the NCCHPP that aimed to identify tools and methods that help integrate health into climate change adaptation and mitigation policies and strategies.

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Other News of Interest

CPHA 2021 – Long-term Effects of Evacuations on First Nations Communities: Lessons Learned for Public Health Responses

October 7, 2021, 12:15 – 1:15 p.m.

The National Collaborating Centres for Public Health (NCCPH) undertook a joint project to explore the role of public health in addressing the long-term health and social impacts of evacuations due to natural disasters especially in First Nations communities. Come and learn more about the findings from this project during our CPHA session!

To view the program (p.19) click here.

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Updates – Registry for Methods and Tools

The NCC for Methods and Tools (NCCMT) is pleased to announce updates to the Registry of Methods and Tools for Evidence-Informed Decision Making, now featuring curated resources, upgraded visuals and improved navigation and search functionality.

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Webinar – Mobilizing Environmental Data to Build Healthier Cities for All

September 29, 2021, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. (Pacific Time)

This webinar, offered by the NCC for Environmental Health (NCCEH), will discuss how nationally standardized datasets are fueling a renaissance in environmental health research, how data can be used to identify environmental health inequities in Canadian cities and highlight tools that public health professionals will be able to use to operationalize insights and address inequities in the built environment.

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