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Seminar: Analyzing and Evaluating Healthy Public Policies: Tools and Resources
Friday, February 13, 2015 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Venue: by webinar only
Topic:
Health Promotion
City: Online
Type:  
Format: Webinar

​Public health professionals and community stakeholders working to influence the development of healthy public policies have identified the need to better understand the merit, worth, and utility of these policies. Therefore, Public Health Ontario and the National Collaborating Centre for Healthy Public Policy have teamed up to present tools and resources for analyzing and evaluating healthy public policies. These tools will be shared along with a step process for evaluating these types of policies.

Speakers

Florence Morestin, Research Officer, National Collaborating Centre for Healthy Public Policy (NCCHPP)

Florence Morestin joined the NCCHPP in March 2009 following many years working in international public health. Florence is trained in political science (IEP Aix-en-Provence) and community health (M.Sc., Université de Montréal). Her work at the NCCHPP deals with analysis and synthesis methods appropriate to the study of public policy. Her work seeks to help public health actors collect relevant evidence on public policies and use it to inform policy makers. Florence also contributes to the NCCHPP’s expertise in knowledge sharing.

Kim Bergeron, Health Promotion Consultant, Public Health Ontario

Kim Bergeron is a health promotion consultant focusing on healthy public policy and by-law development working on the Health Promotion Capacity Building team at Public Health Ontario. She has over nineteen years of experience working within and alongside the Ontario public health system to facilitate multidisciplinary partnerships to create healthy, sustainable communities. She has provided consulting services to a number of provincial government programs working towards policy change, program development, and improving standards of practice. Kim holds a doctorate in kinesiology and health studies with a focus on health and the built environment from Queen’s University and a master of health studies from Athabasca University.

Learning objectives

By the end of the webinar, participants will be able to:
• Understand three types of healthy public policy evaluation
• Recognize the importance of analyzing and evaluating policies
• Reflect on how the information provided can be applied to their own work

Questions  

Stay up-to-date on upcoming events and calls for abstracts by visiting our calendar. If you have submissions,
or questions or comments about the items above, send them to hpcb@oahpp.ca.
 
Public Health Ontario is committed to complying with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodations to participate in this event, please contact 647-260-7471 or hpcb@oahpp.ca

 

 

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