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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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European Health Forum Gastein - Health in All Politics–a better future for Europe
The European Health Forum Gastein is the leading health policy conference in Europe. Its 20th anniversary edition takes place from October 4 to 6, 2017. Against a background of increasing populism across Europe, the challenge is to build bridges between the different policy areas, guided by European values of universality, access to good quality care, equity and solidarity. High level speakers include European and Austrian senior officials in health and social affairs.

Qualité de l'air et salubrité : intervenir ensemble dans l'habitation au Québec
This guide brings together a wealth of useful and relevant information for those involved in managing indoor air quality and sanitation problems in the home. It is available in an interactive web format and contains several tools that can be printed and used separately. The aim of this publication is to support the interventions of municipal stakeholders in health, housing, and related domains.

Collaborative Health Impact Assessment and PolicyDevelopment to Improve Air Quality - A Case Study and Critical Reflection
This health impact assessment (HIA) conducted in West Yorkshire investigates the impact of low air pollution emissions zones. It showed significant gains resulting from the process, leading to the development of a low-emissions strategy and policies incorporating public health concerns into transport and infrastructure planning. The study describes the collaborative approach taken to tackle air pollution locally and summarizes key outputs and outcomes.

Improving Rural Health: Making an Impact in Five Years
Rural Americans are at a higher risk of leading causes of death compared to urban peers. This report highlights interventions that US state health agencies are implementing to address major health risks in rural areas. Produced by the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO), it emphasizes the importance of multi-sectoral partnerships in improving the health of rural and underserved populations.

14th International Conference on Urban Health
Taking place September 26 to 29, 2017 in Coimbra, Portugal, this conference focuses on health equity, the new urban agenda, and sustainable development. It will feature 25 plenary speakers, 20 panel sessions, 350 oral presentations, many large poster sessions, as well as workshops and site visits.

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