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The National Collaborating Centre for Healthy Public Policy (NCCHPP) has a goal of supporting public health actors across Canada in their efforts to promote healthy public policies  Visit the Website

The Healthy Public Policy Research Group (Groupe d'étude sur les politiques publiques et la santé. GÉPPS) has a research focus on the processes involved in producing public policies, from their emergence to their evaluation, analyzed through the perspective of their impacts on health.  Visit the Website


The Public Policy and Health Portal is a portal that makes knowledge and practices relating to healthy public policy easily accessible.

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WHO outlines steps to save 7 million lives from cancer
If current trends continue, the world will see a 60% increase in cancer cases over the next two decades. WHO and the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) are releasing two coordinated reports on World Cancer Day (4 February), in response to government calls for more research into the scope and potential policies and programmes to improve cancer control.

Community engagement: A public health strategy to inform action on health inequities
Community engagement is an inherent part of public health work. Thais article from the National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health share resources to draw attention to community engagement as an important public health strategy to inform action on health inequities.

What the quality of work means for our Health
This document presents new analysis exploring changes in one of these wider determinants of health: the labour market. It presents a broader measure of low-quality work, which incorporates subjective indicators of low levels of autonomy, negative emotions associated with a job, security and satisfaction, and other aspects of job quality from survey data, as well as low pay. The more of these factors that people experience in their work, the more likely they are to have worse health.

Tobacco and Vaping Control Forum
The 2020 Tobacco and Vaping Control Forum will be held 6-7 October 2020 in Ottawa, Ontario. The Forum is a key knowledge exchange event for public health and allied health professionals, researchers, policy-makers, academics, students and trainees committed to sharing best practices and policies to prevent, reduce, and control tobacco use and vaping.

Download theme online:

 Guide pratique pour l'EIS
English version pending
 Health determinants booklet