Also any facilitating logistics – where are the washrooms? Etc.
About the collaboration…
Health Equity Workshop - Introductions
Sharing your passion for health equity:Building our collective understandingApril 9, 2013Charlottetown, PEI
Welcome from the Board of DirectorsPleased to partner and co-hostworkshop on healthequityIncorporated in 2008
Beginnings 2003: Health promotion summerinstitutes had proven successfulin other regions Recent research had provided a comprehensive healthprofile of Atlantic Canada Increasing evidence of need for intersectoralpartnerships to address common problems
Since 2004 – a focal point for learning andtraining in Atlantic Canada; intersectoralnetworking and collaboration; a facilitator ofresearch; a promoter of healthy and sustainablepolicies; and a catalyst for social justice andequity. Focus - building regional capacity for healthy andsafe communities by addressing the linkagesbetween the determinants of health and the rootcauses of crime and victimization.
Looking to the future – The 2014 Atlantic Summer Instituteon Healthy and Safe Communities Renewing Democracy ThroughSocial Justice: Adding New Voices Charlottetown, August 19-22 Inquiries:email@example.com
Public Health Association of NB-PEI• CPHA is the only Canadian, non-governmental organization focused solelyon public health.– An independent voice.• The PHA of NB-PEI, founded in 1952, isone of 11 Provincial and Territorial publichealth associations that works tofurther the mission of CPHA.
Public Health Association of NB-PEI• Mission:– To support our provinces (NB, PEI) in thecontinual improvement of population andpublic health principles throughleadership, advocacy, and education.• Governance:– 9-member Board of Directors– 6 from NB, 3 from PE
Public Health Association of NB-PEI• Activities:– Professional Development• Webinars• Events like today (NCCDH, NCCMT, CIPHI)– Biennial Conference• October 25-26, 2012 in Frederiction, NB• 2014 to be held in Charlottetown, PE• All our work is carried out by ourmembers on a volunteer basis.Join us today!
Karen Fish (firstname.lastname@example.org) & Hannah Moffatt(email@example.com), Knowledge Translation SpecialistsHeidi Sinclair, CommunicationsConnie Clement, Scientific DirectorNational Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health,St Francis Xavier University,Antigonish, Nova Scotiawww.nccdh.ca
About the National Collaborating Centresfor Public Health (NCCPH)• We translate existing and new evidence intoknowledge that is meaningful, accessible and relevantto public health practitioners and decision makers• We foster and promote local, regional, national andinternational networks to facilitate the exchange ofknowledge between public health community,researchers and others
National Collaborating Centres for Public Health
National Collaborating Centrefor Determinants of Health - NCCDH• Focuses on the social and economicfactors that influence the health ofCanadians in order to advance healthequity• Translates and shares evidence withpublic health organizations andpractitioners• Works to advance knowledge, fosterknowledge use, and acceleratenetwork development
Event Objectives• Increase understanding of the social determinants ofhealth and health equity• Increase knowledge of policies and programs thatcreate more equitable conditions for health• Explore how public health practitioners can improvethe conditions that lead to health• Connect with others in PEI doing health equity andsocial determinant of health work
Agenda• Warm up exercise• Video: Let’s start a conversation about health…• Break (10:35 – 10:45am)• Presentation: 10 Promising practices• Progressive disclosure case study• Lunch (12 – 12:50pm)• PEI showcase• Presentation: Leadership for health equity• Circular questions & closure• End of day (3pm)
VIDEO Let’s start a conversationabout health … and not talk abouthealth care at all• What did you think of the video?• Could you use it in your work?
Video links• GASHA -http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1GElWk2xYvI• Summary in NCCDH Resource Library:http://nccdh.ca/resources/entry/lets-start-a-conversation-about-health-and-not-talk-about-health-care-at-al