Tools and Publications
Jan. 7, 2013 in Public Policy
Background on how to create a Municipal Alcohol Policy.
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 ...
Aug. 14, 2012 in Healthy Communities/Cities
Jul. 5, 2012 in Articles
Jun. 30, 2012 in Healthy Communities/Cities
An intersectoral partnership for health improvement is a requirement of the WHO European Healthy Cities Network of municipalities. A review was undertaken in 59 cities based on responses to a structured questionnaire covering phase IV of th...
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,...
Jun. 29, 2012 in Articles
This report is an overview of the state of knowledge provided by studies on chronic disease and by research on Healthy Communities initiatives.
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.
Jun. 15, 2012 in Articles
The Mouvement Acadien des Communautés en Santé du Nouveau-Brunswick (MACS-NB) is delighted to offer you the practical guide “Buildinga Healthy Community to Take Action in Health Promotion.” This tool has&...
Apr. 18, 2012 in Capacity Building
In a recent conversation, a colleague reported: “Our organization believes that quite enough time and effort has been spent on capacity building. Now we need to get down to work. Communities have built enough capacity. We’r...
Apr. 18, 2012 in Articles
The health of individuals cannot be discussed, understood or acted upon without recognizing that human beings are social animals that have evolved to live in families, social groups and communities. Community, therefore, i...
Apr. 16, 2012 in Capacity Building
BC Healthy Communities has developed an innovative tool known as the Integral Capacity Building Framework (ICBF. This tool is a guide to help us ensure all our work with communities is comprehensive and holistic.
This comprehensive perspec...
Apr. 11, 2012 in Capacity Building