The NCCHPP has collaborated with the Institut national de santé publique du Québec (INSPQ) to develop a public policy analysis tool adapted to rapid decision-making contexts. This tool is particularly relevant in the context of a health emergency, where decisions must be made at an accelerated pace.
This report presents findings from a scoping review with analysis of the literature on competencies for healthy public policy.
Understanding Public Policy Agenda Setting Using the 4 P’s Model: Power, Perception, Potency and Proximity
This briefing note on agenda setting helps one to understand the ranking of government priorities, that is, why some issues are prioritized and others ignored.
This briefing note, by Paul Cairney of the University of Stirling, presents the importance of distinguishing between uncertainty and ambiguity in the strategies aimed to develop evidence-informed policy making.
The NCCHPP presents a few examples of use and adaptation of its Framework for Analyzing Public Policies by different public health actors in Canada. These six examples were collected during a call for stories, launched in December 2017.
An Introduction to Punctuated Equilibrium: A Model for Understanding Stability and Dramatic Change in Public Policies
This briefing note belongs to a series on the various models used in political science to represent public policy development processes.
This briefing note offers an initial version of a competency framework for public health actors to support their work on public policy.
This document explores the meanings of three expressions that are commonly used in public health, following the notion of keywords originally developed by Raymond Williams. The keywords presented here are linked to public policy, the social determinants of health and population health.
Understanding Policy Developments and Choices Through the “3-i” Framework: Interests, Ideas and Institutions
This briefing note is part of a series on the various models used in political science to represent public policy development processes.
This briefing note introduces the stages model in public policy, a model that allows one to present the complex process of public policy development.