Presentations and webinars
Webinar – Punctuated Equilibrium Model for Influencing Public Policies: Practical Implications for Public Health
This webinar introduced the punctuated equilibrium model and discussed its utility for public health actors who want to take action on public policies.
On October 23, 2018, the Centre’s Thierno Diallo offered a presentation during a day of exchanges on Health Impact Assessment (HIA) that was held in Rennes, France. This day was organized by the École des hautes études en santé publique (EHESP) and gathered together experts from France, Switzerland and Québec.
This webinar, co-hosted by the National Collaborating Centres for Aboriginal Health (NCCAH) and Healthy Public Policy (NCCHPP) was organized for the 10th anniversary of the death of Brian Sinclair, an Anishinaabe man who died after waiting for treatment at Winnipeg’s Health Sciences Centre Emergency Room for 34 hours. This was an opportunity to discuss the story of Brian Sinclair in the context of the history of the city of Winnipeg, and the history of health care in the province of Manitoba, and to critically examine anti-Indigenous racism.
The Centre presented a 3-hour session introducing public health ethics at the University of Waterloo’s School of Public Health and Health Systems. In preparation for this session, we updated and reformulated much of the introductory material that we have developed over the last five years.
On June 6 2018, NCCHPP’s Pascale Manoura offered a class on the role of public health in population mental health in the mental health course MSO6080 offered in the master’s program in public health at the School of Public Health at the University of Montréal.
Presentation – The Role of Public Health in Mental Health Promotion: Informing the Development of a Mental Health Promotion Strategy
NCCHPP’s Pascale Mantoura contributed to a day-long collective reflection with Sudbury & District Health Unit on informing the development of a mental health promotion strategy.
This webinar, presented by the NCCHPP’s Val Morrison, sought to equip participants with new tools and approaches to better approach wicked problems in their practice.
In this in-person event, participants learned about the historical context and lived experience of those infected and affected by TB, and explored collaborative opportunities to put an end to TB in the North.
The Centre’s Olivier Bellefleur and Michael Keeling presented on public health ethics and surveillance at the Public Health Infrastructure Steering Committee of the Pan-Canadian Public Health Network.
The NCCHPP’s Louise St-Pierre offered a presentation on Canadian initiatives to advance integrated health governance in a joint expert stakeholder meeting of the Pan American Health Organization’s Commission on Equity and Health Inequalities in the Americas. This meeting was held in Ottawa, on December 5, 2017.