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Whole-of-Government Wellbeing Approaches: A Comparative Analysis of Four Central Government Initiatives
Whole-of-Government Wellbeing Approaches: A Comparative Analysis of Four Central Government Initiatives

Wellbeing approaches are innovative initiatives for incorporating wellbeing (or quality of life) indicators into policymaking and budget allocation processes. Among other things, they aim to guide and improve the intersectoral action needed to address population health and health inequalities. In order to inform decision making related to wellbeing approaches, the NCCHPP has produced a comparative analysis of four wellbeing approaches put forward by the governments of Scotland, Finland, New Zealand, and Wales.

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Public Policy Analysis Tool for Rapid Decision Making in Public Health
Public Policy Analysis Tool for Rapid Decision Making in Public Health

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.

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Webinar – Striking a Balance Between Decentralization and Centralization in Public Health Systems
Webinar – Striking a Balance Between Decentralization and Centralization in Public Health Systems

This webinar presented the results of in-depth case studies of provincial public health systems in Alberta, Ontario, and Québec. These case studies were carried out to understand the perspectives of public health leaders on how past system reforms impacted public health practice, and how system structures related to the level of decentralization and integration between public health and acute care impacted provincial COVID-19 pandemic responses. It was held on April 27, 2022.

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