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April 30 2019

New NCCHPP free online course: Health Impact Assessment, step by step

Discover the new NCCHPP free online course on Health Impact Assessment (HIA)! HIA is a structured and innovative approach to inform decision makers about the potential impacts of a project, program or policy on the health and well-being of populations.
This 5-hour course is available free of charge in English and French and can be accessed at any time upon registration. It consists of 9 online modules including videos with experts, different learning activities, as well as various tools to perform HIAs.  
To learn more and register:
If you have any questions, contact the NCCHPP at:

Nouvelle formation en ligne gratuite du CCNPPS : L'évaluation d'impact sur la santé, étape par étape

Découvrez la nouvelle formation en ligne gratuite du CCNPPS portant sur l’évaluation d'impact sur la santé (EIS)!   L'EIS est une démarche structurée et novatrice permettant d'informer les décideurs quant aux effets potentiels d'un projet, d'un programme ou d'une politique sur la santé et le bien-être des populations.

Cette formation d’une durée de 5h est disponible gratuitement en français et en anglais et est accessible en tout temps dès votre inscription.  Elle est composée de 9 modules en ligne incluant des vidéos avec des experts, différentes activités d'apprentissage, ainsi que différents outils pour réaliser des EIS.  

Pour en savoir plus et vous inscrire :
Pour toute question, contactez le CCNPPS à :

PHESC is at CPHA this week

PHESC Research Officer Anya Archer is at the CPHA conference this week presenting her poster on the PHESC needs assessment. Say hello if you see her!


Coming next week: Resources on inclusive leadership

Next week, we'll feature some new resources from the Alliance for Healthier Communities on the topics of inclusive leadership and on using data.

Prevention Institute blog post: Why we need park equity

Parks, trails, community gardens, and other urban green spaces serve as fundamental building blocks to create healthy, vibrant communities. In principle, public parks belong to everyone. In practice, access to parks and recreation areas is anything but equal. Many communities with low household incomes and communities of color have few—or no—green spaces, and existing parks and recreation areas may be poorly maintained, understaffed, unwelcoming, and unsafe.

Read the post here