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.
Policy Makers’ Advisors, Scientific Knowledge and Knowledge Sharing: Highlights of a Literature Review and Key Lessons
This summary of our literature review on the advisors of policy makers focuses on the key lessons for professionals and researchers who wish to share public health knowledge to inform public policy development.
The Advisors of Policy Makers: Who Are They, How Do They Handle Scientific Knowledge and What Can We Learn About How to Share Such Knowledge with Them?
The advisors of policy makers play an important role in public policy development and in determining whether and how scientific knowledge is used during this process. This literature review explores their role and proposes avenues for reflection for public health actors who wish to share knowledge with them.
This document, a translation from an original published article, builds on previous work by the NCCHPP and illustrates how the population mental health framework for public health could be implemented in the Québec context. It is the result of a collaboration between Pascale Mantoura from the NCCHPP, Marie-Claude Roberge from the INSPQ and Louise Fournier from the Université de Montréal.
This briefing note clarifies the relationships between healthy public policies (HPPs), mental health promotion and reducing inequalities in the mental health of children and youth.
Population Mental Health in Canada: Summary of Emerging Needs and Orientations to Support the Public Health Workforce
This briefing note summarizes emerging needs with regards to population mental health in Canada and identifies orientations to support the Canadian public health workforce in this field.
Policy Approaches to Reducing Health Inequalities: Social Determinants of Health and of Health Inequalities
This document explores the social determinants of health and the social determinants of health inequalities.
Population Mental Health in Canada: An Overview of the Context, Stakeholders and Initiatives to Support Action in Public Health
This briefing note proposes a portrait of the context, stakeholders and initiatives that support public health action in population mental health in Canada.
The intent of this briefing note is to introduce some tools developed in recent years to facilitate the integration of health issues into the decision-making processes of sectors whose primary concern is not population health.
This document is the final report on the main types of needs identified by the broad public health workforce as they relate to population mental health.