Other Resource Websites for health promotion, public health and population health
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ACT Health Promotion
Includes a health promotion section with information, resources and practical tips for how to manage health promotion programs and activities, covering strategies, needs assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation; a research & links section with information and resources to assist with health promotion related research, including links to journals, documents and websites, information on research methods, and links to health promotion related statistics. The Documents directory and Web links directory contain links to information about specific health issues, risk factors, settings or population groups.
Alcohol Policy Network
Contains numerous resources, information and links related to Canadian alcohol policy issues including an alcohol education materials database and an index of current alcohol-related bills and legislation; links related to a variety of categories such as Best Practices, Databases & Indexes, and Journals whose content is not limited to alcohol issues; APOLNET listserv and Alcohol in the News; events; contacts; search function.
Canadian Breast Cancer Network
Contains local, national and international news; resource database on a number of topics ranging from Breast Cancer Support Groups to Visible Minority Resources; publications on various breast cancer topics, information bulletins and advocacy issues; advocacy section includes information, articles and essays on issues facing survivors today; English and French
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
Ideas, publications, "Alternative Budget."
Canadian Institute for Health Information
Contains databases, statistics, and reports regarding topics such as population health, state of healthcare in Canada and health indicators.
Canadian Policy Research Networks (CPRN)
Information about the three networks (Family, Work and Health) that comprise Canadian Policy Research Networks; downloadable publications; the 'What's New' section links to the Society We Want Newsletter; The Revised The Society We Want Tool Kit (guides participants through in-depth discussions to create a more inclusive dialogue among Canadians); in English and French.
Canadian Women's Health Network
Contains databases on resources, organizations, and research projects on a variety of women's health topics, searchable by keyword or health topic; "what's hot in women's health" for resources, calls for submissions, research findings, news and issues, sites and mailing lists, events and conferences; Brigit's Notes electronic bulletin; Network Magazine; English and French.
Searchable database of archives: discussion about health promotion topics, requests for and sharing of information; can subscribe from this site.
Community Health Promotion Network Atlantic
Contains news and events by region, links to sites organized by region or by category (such as Aboriginal People, Active Living, Health Promotion, Relationships, Workplace Health, Youth), key documents, links to newsletters (organized alphabetically), the newsletter HPA (Health Promotion Atlantic) which has different themes such as Seniors & Fitness and Healthy Public Policy.
Community Tool Box
Downloadable pages on specific skill-building information on a variety of community topics including first-person stories, checklists, transparency-ready summaries, resources, links to electronic resources.
Consumer Education Scan Searchable Database
Women's health information resources; lists women's health information resources published primarily in Ontario, in all formats (print, electronic and Internet) with a focus on health promotion, published by a wide variety of sources (government, health organizations, health institutions, mass media, small community groups); English and French.
Focus Resource Centre
Project of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health; contains numerous links to information ranging from alcohol and other drug abuse prevention materials to more general resources to aid community coalitions and professionals, on topics such as best practices, determinants of health, evaluation, policy, and more; searchable database by title, issue/keyword, age group, population type, English and French; events.
Free Medical Journals
Lists free medical journals available online; journals sorted by specialty, title, language; journal alert.
Health Canada Population Health Approach
Includes discussion on determinants of health, information on implementation strategies, resources such as the Population Health Template, upcoming conferences; English and French.
Health Care Network
Health Care Policy & Research
Links to B.C. and Canadian reports, publications and policy initiatives related to federal and provincial health care policy and research.
Contains information and links related to health promotion topics such as: Foundations of health promotion; Health Promotion Practice; Quality, Evidence & Effectiveness; Environments & settings. Provides web site updates and the Health Promotion Strategies Bulletin.
Health Promotion Bookmarks/Hotlinks
Lists of and links to: HP Definitions & Key Papers, Online Discussions, Canadian HP resources, Ontario HP resources, International HP resources, Prevention, Mapping Community HP projects
Health Promotion Clearinghouse
News and upcoming events, resources, features, searchable database for Nova Scotia organizations, links to other resources; information on the Nova Scotia Best Practices approach.
Health Promotion Declarations
Statements from different world health promotion conferences: Ottawa Charter, Adelaide Recomendations, Sundsvall Statement, Jakarta Declaration, Nairobi Statement , Bangkok Statement, Bahrein Statement.
Health Promotion Online
Information on different health topics, directory of organizations, links, events, documents; English and French.
Health Promotion Research Internet Network (HPRIN)
Links to Health Promotion research centres, schools of Public Health, other resources including databases, journals.
Searchable archives; information; discussion.
Manager's Electronic Resource Center
Information, printable full-text documents, management tools, member's area for networking , message boards, email resources for those with limited Internet access
Multicultural Communication Website
Australian directory of multicultural health promotion projects and research, guidelines, online catalogue.
National Library of Canada
Links to library catalogues and libraries in Canada organized by region and type of library.
Canadian database of online public policy resources in 16 issue areas.
PopEd Toolkit Sites
Events, documents, organizations; in French.
Public Sector Benchmarking Service
Discussion of benchmarking, links to resources (searchable)
Queensland University of Technology School of Public Health
Public health Internet resources with categories of: useful sites, directories, search engines, health news, journals and newsletters, mailing list searching, Usenet newsgroups, Australian directories and interesting sites.
Searching for Health Care Information
Links to search engines and catalogues to search for web sites, discussion lists, or scientific articles from health care literature.
Tools of Change
Tools, case studies, planning guide, free help online; English and French.
WHO International Network of Health Promoting Hospitals
Information about Health Promoting Hospitals, HPH newsletter, projects, conferences, publications, links, database on Health Promoting Hospitals and subprojects.
WWW Virtual Library Public Health
Catalogue of resources, access to online journals; section with Canadian list of government, academic and non-government health promotion and public health websites; categorized by geographic location and selected topics; search function.
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Notes re. references listed above:
- All information was summarized directly from the relevant website. Websites change; please contact us if any corrections are required.
- This list contains only a sampling of websites related to health promotion, public health and population health; check the links in the resources listed above to find many more.
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