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The Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse (CCSA), in partnership with the National Advisory Council (NAC) on Prescription Drug Misuse, released a comprehensive 10-year, pan-Canadian strategy on April 2, 2013, First Do No Harm: Responding to Canada’s Prescription Drug Crisis. The strategy highlights the action required to address the devastating harms associated with prescription drugs in Canada in the areas of prevention, education, treatment, monitoring and surveillance, and enforcement.
For individuals with an interest in health care and how to use health information, this resource provides an introduction to health indicators: what they are, where they come from, and how they can influence health care decisions and policies.
NCCID gathers, distills and disseminates current information, technology and tools on infectious diseases and ensures it reaches public health practitioners to the benefit of all Canadians. We identify gaps in research and knowledge and bring it to the attention of researchers and their funding bodies.
NCCID collates relevant information and helps public health practitioners understand and use the latest research and evidence. Our conferences and strategic consultations bring together Canadian and international experts and help foster collaboration.
Our mandate is to increase the expertise of public health actors across Canada in healthy public policy through the development, sharing and use of knowledge.
At the NCCHPP, our interest is in Healthy Public Policy, which we understand to mean public policy that potentially enhances populations' health by having a positive impact on the social, economic, and environmental determinants of health.
We are one of six National Collaborating Centres for Public Health in Canada. Our focus is on the social and economic factors that influence the health of Canadians. We translate and share evidence with public health organizations and practitioners to influence interrelated determinants and advance health equity.
The National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health (NCCDH) is based in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, and is hosted by St. Francis Xavier University.
Our products and services are available and relevant to all organizations that make up the public health sector in Canada, including
*Health authorities/health units
*Ministries of health and public health agencies (provincial and federal)
*Public health associations
*The practitioners, decision makers and researchers that work within public health
The NCCAH supports a renewed public health system in Canada that is inclusive and respectful of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples. Using a holistic, co-ordinated and strengths-based approach to health, the NCCAH fosters links between evidence, knowledge, practice and policy while advancing self-determination and Indigenous knowledge in support of optimal health and well-being.
Six National Collaborating Centres (NCCs) located throughout the country are helping to strengthen and renew the public health system in Canada. Established in 2005 and funded through the Public Health Agency of Canada, the NCCs produce information to help public health professionals improve their response to public health threats, chronic disease and injury, infectious diseases and health disparities.
The National Collaborating Centres for Public Health's mission is to translate relevant evidence produced by academics and researchers so that it can be used by public health practitioners and policy-makers.
The National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools (NCCMT) is one of six National Collaborating Centres for Public Health in Canada. The NCCMT provides leadership and expertise in sharing what works in public health.
Our primary target audiences are public health managers and professionals across Canada who promote and facilitate evidence-informed decision making. Our products and services are available and relevant to all public health practitioners, policy makers and researchers.
We believe that using evidence to inform public health practice and policy in Canada improves our public health system and, ultimately, the health of all Canadians.
We help you find and use innovative, high quality and up-to-date methods and tools for sharing what works in public health.