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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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Joint action on chronic diseases and promoting healthy ageing across the life cycle: Good practices in health promotion and primary prevention of chronic diseases
JA-CHRODIS is a European Union (EU) collaboration between health departments and research institutions in member states that identifies good practice in health promotion and primary prevention of chronic diseases. This summary report contains 41 good practice examples from 13 EU countries that reflect a range of interventions across the life cycle and various settings, along with examples of healthy aging policies and strategies.

Gardens and health Implications for policy and practice
This report by The King's Fund calls for the NHS and health and wellbeing boards "to make more of the diverse health benefits of gardening in support of their priorities". The report sets out the evidence base on how gardens and gardening relate to health, and highlights how they contribute to individual and community health and wellness.

Assessing the health impact of transnational corporations: its importance and a framework
The adverse health and equity impacts of transnational corporation (TNCs) practices have become public health concerns as they dominate global trade and investment and increasingly shape national economies. This paper reports on a framework designed to conduct corporate health impact assessment (CHIA) that would follow the standard health impact assessment (HIA) steps of screening, scoping, identification, assessment, decision-making and recommendations.

UK Climate Change Risk Assessment Evidence Report 2017. Synthesis report: priorities for the next five years
This independent report to the UK government sets out the risks and opportunities arising from climate change and provides recommendations for priority actions over the next five years. Currently, the biggest risks are flooding and coastal erosion. The Climate Change Act passed by Britain's Parliament requires the UK to issue risk assessments of ongoing climate change every five years.

Physical activity strategy for the WHO European Region 2016–2025
The WHO Regional Office for Europe prepared this 10-year strategy (2016-2025), focused on physical activity as a leading factor in health and well-being in Europe, with particular attention to the burden of noncommunicable diseases associated with insufficient activity levels and sedentary behaviour. It covers all forms of physical activity throughout the life-course.

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