Tools and Publications


A Local Government/First Nation Guide to Creating Municipal Alcohol Policy 2012

Jan. 7, 2013 in Public Policy
Background on how to create a Municipal Alcohol Policy.

Addressing the social determinants of health: the urban dimension and the role of local government 2012

Oct. 2, 2012 in Public Policy
This report from the WHO summarizes the evidence on the social determinants of health in the urban context, drawing on the findings of the global Commission on Social Determinants of Health and the European review of social determinants of ...

Development of a Conceptual Framework to Support Research on the Role of Healthy Communities Initiatives in the Development of Healthy Public Policy

Jun. 29, 2012 in Public Policy
Few studies have examined how local communities influence the development of healthy public policy and there is a lack of conceptual frameworks to support practice and research in this area. To help to fill these research and practice gaps,...

Guide to Planning an Action Strategy for Healthier Public Policy

Jun. 15, 2012 in Public Policy
The strategies and tools put forward in this guide focus on actions designed to help draft and amend public policy to promote health at the local level.