Welcome to the Engaging for Health Equity resource library.
We’ve compiled relevant articles and resources that explore COVID-19 and considerations of equity, the structural and social determinants of health, and vulnerable populations. Discover policy papers, webinars, articles and more! Please use the search function below to search by topic or resource type. To suggest a resource for this resource library, please contact us.
We have curated our top resources for community leaders, front-line staff and community practitioners to prepare for and address the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and promote community resilience.
A press release by the Canadian Human Rights Commission made on April 8, 2020 to apprise Canadians about the escalation of racism, specifically against people of Asian origin, since the emergence of COVID-19.
To support equity-informed responses, the NCCDH is hosting a series of community conversations exploring equity-informed responses through action on the social and structural determinants of health.
In the wake of Covid-19, a diversity of policies and programs are being proposed by those in the food movement. Food Secure Canada has put together a spreadsheet of food systems policy proposals from civil society, to track the development of innovative ideas across the country.
The National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health (NCCDH) has compiled a list of resources related to health equity and the social determinants of health that are of relevance to Canadian public health.
As two public health crises collide, the Canadian Drug Policy Coalition is gathering insight and guidance on best practices for people who use drugs and healthcare providers.
The Coalition for Health School Food has compiled media articles about the incredible work of organizations across Canada who are helping to feed the children who normally rely on a school food program.
Growing Resilience and Equity: A Food Policy Action Plan in the Context of Covid-19 outlines Food Secure Canada’s policy action plan for renewing Canada’s food system in response to COVID-19.
FAO’s component of the Global COVID-19 Humanitarian Response Plan.
Recommendations from the Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians on discharge recommendations for people experiencing homelessness, testing, isolation facilities and general coordination of comprehensive management between ER depts., public health, shelters and...
A website that fully explains homelessness, provides extensive learning and research resources, and stories.
This guide written by physician and public health experts provides specific recommendations for providing front-line support for the homeless on Covid 19 testing, surveillance, communication, risk stratification, providing isolation shelters and cohorting Covid 19 positive cases in community-based shelters.
Equity and justice challenges are described in this detailed list of implications to equity of the COVID-19 crisis.
Suggestions regarding public health to reduce spread and harmful impacts of COVID-19.
A conversation and communication brief from Dr. Alika Lafontaine for Indigenous families and communities.
Recommendations to protect and support Canadian Workers through the COVID-19 pandemic.