Public health measures

Public health measures

A futuristic nightmare

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Judy Darcy
Edition: 
Vol 9, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1988
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

In this article Judy Darcy shares her vision of what life could be like under free trade. Illustrates the impact on social services and public programs. 

 


Gatekeepers: a challenge to health promotion

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Kathy Fitzpatrick
Edition: 
Vol 9, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1988
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article speaks to the Gatekeepers Health Project in Thompson, Manitoba and the challenges they experience to improve health promotion. Explains their experience in developing necessary programs in the north with little funding. 

 

This is public health: A Canadian history

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English
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Online
Author: 
Christopher Rutty
Sue C. Sullivan
Publisher: 
Canadian Public Health Association
Publication Date: 
2010
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

An illustrated e-book on public health movement in Canada from 19th century to 1986.

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Available online.
ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 1-894324-60-9
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Includes bibliographical references.

National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Français
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Research

Primary goal is to strengthen public health in Canada by helping public health managers and professionals across Canada find and use innovative, high quality and up-to-date methods and tools for sharing what works in public health. Primary target audiences are public health managers and professionals across Canada who promote and facilitate evidence-informed decision making. Their products and services are available and relevant to all public health practitioners, policy makers and researchers.

 

Primary Telephone: 
905-525-9140, ext 20450
Email Address: 
nccmt@mcmaster.ca
Fax Number: 
905-529-4184
Street Address: 
McMaster University, 1685 Main Street West, Suite 302
City: 
Hamilton
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
L8S 1G5
Country: 
Canada

Environmental scan 2009: National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools

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English
Translated Title: 
Analyse de l’environnement 2009 : Centre de collaboration nationale des méthodes et outils
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Online
Author: 
Laurel Anderson
Publisher: 
National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools
Publication Date: 
2009
Publication Place: 
Hamilton, ON

Scan was undertaken to inform the NCCMT's strategic planning activities for the next five years (2010–2015). Highlight and summarizes new and emerging developments, pressures and potential opportunities in the broad health care landscape.

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Available online.
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Canadian Public Health Association

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All women
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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Français
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Information provision and referral
Research
Policy development

The Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) is a national, independent, not-for-profit, voluntary association representing public health in Canada with links to the international public health community. CPHA's members believe in universal and equitable access to the basic conditions which are necessary to achieve health for all Canadians.

Primary Telephone: 
(613) 725-3769
Email Address: 
info@cpha.ca
Fax Number: 
(613) 725-9826
Street Address: 
400 - 1565 Carling Avenue
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1Z 8R1
Country: 
Canada

Weight problems in Québec: getting mobilized

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Groupe de travail provincial sur la problématique du poids (GTPPP)
Publisher: 
Association pour la santé publique du Québec
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Montreal, QC

Describes weight-related problems and proposes that innovative approaches are required as traditional approaches to these problems have failed.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 292020243X
WEIP.W45 2004
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Control of communicable diseases manual

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English
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Paper
Author: 
James Chin (ed.)
Publisher: 
American Public Health Association
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Washington, DC

Addresses concerns about the impact of communicable diseases around the globe as communicable diseases, new and unknown, continue to thrive, kill, maim and surprise the masses.

ISBN/ISSN: 
MEDR.C66 2000
SIBN 087553242X
Notes: 
Includes index.

ABC of smoking cessation: population strategies to prevent smoking

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Konrad Jamrozik
Publisher: 
British Medical Journal
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
London, UK

Summarizes population strategies that can make substantial contributions to smoking cessation and help to prevent people from taking up smoking.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14685833

At risk: public health approach to disease prevention

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English
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Sharon Batt
Publisher: 
DES Action Canada
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Montreal, QC

Discusses the public health approach to disease prevention, which aims to protect populations of people who are well, using broad, low-risk, and inexpensive measures.

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