Collaborative projects across the NCCs:
The NCCs continue to work
together on several collaborative projects, drawing from each other's
expertise and networks in specific topic areas. Recent collaborative projects include those related to influenza, led by the NCC for Infectious Diseases (NCCID), as well as population mental health, led by the NCC for Healthy Public Policy(NCCHPP).
Other recent NCC collaborations
Looking forward and looking back – What have we learned from our efforts to strengthen public health in Canada?
- The NCCs are always interested in learning how they have influenced public health in Canada. In 2015-2016, we asked: What impact has our work had on public health knowledge, practices, organizations and systems to date? And, how can this inform how we move forward? Documenting “success” and influence is no easy task; it requires a good understanding of the levers and processes that influence practice, policy, and interacting systems. The NCCs are pleased to have worked with Dr. Natalie Kischuk, a current fellow at the Canadian Evaluation Society, and Nancy Anna Hanusaik. Together, we recorded and articulated the NCCs defining moments, approaches and decisions. We also assessed facilitating and risk conditions that influence the application of knowledge. This appreciative approach gave us rich data, and further illuminated what we had heard through evaluation surveys and testimonials. Stay tuned - we will be sharing what we have learned with you soon. We will post an accessible account of NCCs’ multiple influence mechanisms, one that will help NCCs better understand, and leverage, our contributions to incremental, cumulative and enduring change.
Webinar Series with the Public Health Physicians of Canada
- For the fourth year in a row, the six National Collaborating Centres for Public Health (NCCs) and the Public Health Physicians of Canada (PHPC) are presenting a series of free, online webinars each focused on a different priority area of public health. Experts from across Canada will lead interactive sessions where public health physicians can learn about current public health issues and develop important skills for their future practice. To learn more, visit the PHPC website.
Equity in environmental health practice
To learn more about other project work from the six NCCs for Public Health, visit our Resources section.