Citizen Participation in Health Impact Assessment (HIA): An Overview of the Principal Arguments Supporting It
This fact sheet explores the four main arguments favouring citizen participation in HIA.
This fact sheet explores five categories of factors that can explain the significant gap between the participatory rhetoric attached to HIA, and actual practices.
The main focus of this inventory of HIA resources is the practice of HIA as related to the development of healthy public policy. This document was originally published in May 2009, and was updated in November 2011.
This document provides a brief account of an HIA pilot project undertaken at the municipal level, in Québec’s Montérégie region, and reports on the key findings that emerged from the process.
This briefing note introduces the nature and role of food policy councils, and how they relate to the development of healthy public policies.
From Theory to Practice: Working Towards Common Principles and Frameworks for Population and Public Health Ethics
This document, produced by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Ethics Office, summarizes the proceedings from a Pre-conference workshop held during the CPHA Annual Conference 2011.
The resources in this Presentation Kit, created by Vivian Labrie, are based on a metaphor of up and down escalators. When used to animate a workshop, they provide an opportunity for different actors to share their thoughts about structural and social determinants of inequalities. The kit includes: a facilitator’s guide, a poster template and an introductory PowerPoint.
This document provides a survey of the explicit goals, ethical principles, and ethics-related recommendations put forward by a selection of national, sub-national and international pandemic preparedness plans and policies.
This document proposes that an awareness of the “frames” used by not-for-profits and public health actors can contribute to more successful partnerships to tackle issues of common interest.
An introduction to the field of Public Health Ethics (PHE) as applied to policy and practice responses in times of pandemic.