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This NCCDH on-demand webinar focuses on multi-sectoral collaboration to decrease health inequities.

In line with requirement #3 of the Health Equity Standard under the Ontario Public Health Standards, and guideline 6.3 of the Ontario Health Equity Guideline, 2018, this on-demand webinar will describe the importance of upstream interventions and building effective and equitable partnerships with key health and non-health sector partners.

This content explores the meaning of transformative social change in the public health context, and engagement as a reflection of philosophy, goals and values.


Listeners will learn about:

  • the importance of upstream interventions;
  • strategies for partnership to contribute to effective local strategies that decrease health inequities;
  • key health and non-health sector partners relevant to your public health work; and
  • upstream interventions that address the social determinants of health and work to influence decision-making and policy.


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If you have questions about the content, please contact the NCCDH at nccdh@stfx.ca.

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Integrating health equity and the social determinants of health into Canadian public health practice.

 

At the National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health (NCCDH), we provide the Canadian public health community with knowledge and resources to take action on the social determinants of health, to close the gap between those who are most and least healthy.

 

We work with the public health field to move knowledge into action—in practice, in policy and in decision making—to achieve societal improvements that result in health for all.

 

We are one of six national collaborating centres funded through a Public Health Agency of Canada program.

We are hosted at St. Francis Xavier University (StFX) in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, which has a rich history in social justice beginning in the 1920s with the Antigonish Movement through to the founding of the Coady International Institute after WWII. The Institute is well respected worldwide as a centre for leadership education about community-based development. Situating the NCCDH here furthers StFX’s deep commitment to applying knowledge to social change.

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