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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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Health risk assessment of air pollution. General principles
Issued by the WHO European office, this publication introduces the concept of air pollution health risk assessment (APHRA). It describes how the health risks of outdoor air pollution are estimated, and gives an overview of the principles for the conduct of an APHRA. The information is aimed at a broad audience seeking a general understanding of concepts, principles and scope.

9th European Public Health Conference
This year's conference will be held from November 9 to 12, 2016, in Vienna. It offers a platform for debate to researchers, policy makers, and practitioners in the field of public health and health services research. The relation between health, well-being and economic development will be explored. Presentations and workshops will look at challenges and innovations in research, practice, policy and training and education.

Future of health and healthcare provision in cities
Commissioned as part of the UK government’s Future of Cities project, this report explores future trends in urban health and healthcare provision. It describes the complex relationship between health and the built environment, delves into the history of healthcare provision in British cities over the past 50 years, and lays out best- and worst-case scenarios for urban health care over the next three decades.

A Guide to Building Healthy Streets - How Public Health Can Help Implement Complete Streets
Published by Change Lab Solutions, this guide provides background information, planning tips, implementation strategies and general guidance for communities developing Complete Streets policies that focus on all users, not just drivers, and promote community health benefits. The guide discusses key steps for effective Complete Streets implementation, with a focus on the role of public health staff.

Montréal se dote d’un conseil des politiques alimentaires : une première au Québec
In the wake of a public consultation process, the Executive Committee of the City of Montreal has recently endorsed the creation of a Food Policy Council. Its purpose: to ensure all Montrealers the right to a healthy diet. Its role: to propose policies, guidelines, guiding principles, regulatory changes and programs that promote the development of a more equitable, sustainable and collective food system. The creation of the Council also helps fulfill Montreal's commitments as a signatory to the 2015 Milan Urban Food Policy Pact.

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