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The National Collaborating Centre for Healthy Public Policy (NCCHPP) has a goal of supporting public health actors across Canada in their efforts to promote healthy public policies  Visit the Website

The Healthy Public Policy Research Group (Groupe d'étude sur les politiques publiques et la santé. GÉPPS) has a research focus on the processes involved in producing public policies, from their emergence to their evaluation, analyzed through the perspective of their impacts on health.  Visit the Website


The Public Policy and Health Portal is a portal that makes knowledge and practices relating to healthy public policy easily accessible.

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PAHO provides guidance on improving the health of migrants in countries of the Americas
The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has published a guidance document on migration and health that suggests five areas of action countries should take top improve the health of migrants and the populations that receive them. PAHO proposes a series of interventions aimed at integrating migrant health needs into national policies, strategies and programs. It also seeks to bridge the short-term emergency response and medium- to long-term actions for integrating the health needs of the migrant population while ensuring the sustainability of actions currently being implemented.

Over 20 million children worldwide missed out on measles vaccine annually in past 8 years, creating a pathway to current global outbreaks
After the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said there have now been 695 measles cases in 22 states this year, the United Nations children's agency (UNICEF) said an estimated 169 million children missed out on the first dose of the measles vaccine between 2010 and 2017, or 21.1 million children a year on average. The UNICEF report said a primary reason for the disease's resurgence has been the "anti-vax" movement - led by parents weary of the vaccine who refuse to inoculate their children.

Free Online Course – Health Impact Assessement, step by step
Health impact assessment (HIA) is a structured and innovative process that informs decision makers about the potential effects of a project, program or policy on the health and well-being of populations. Based on an update of our previous online course on HIA, this new version will allow you to develop the skills needed to participate in any HIA process.

Climate Change and Health
Building on the Lancet’s multidisciplinary Commission on Climate Change and Health and supporting the growing body of scientific literature, this Special Issue exemplifies the diversity of pathways through which climate change is currently impacting the health of Canadians, while underscoring both the grand health challenges and the grand health opportunities from a changing climate.

2019 iHEA Congress New Heights in Health Economics
This conference, organized by the International Health Economics Association, takes place in Basel, Switzerland, from July 13 to 17, 2019. It features plenary talks by Raj Chetty from Harvard University on insights from Big Data around economic opportunity and health inequality, and from Janet Currie from Princeton on child health and human capital.

Download theme online:

 Guide pratique pour l'EIS
English version pending
 Health determinants booklet