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What are the main questions policy-makers ask when making decisions about a proposed healthy public policy? On what topics do we need evidence? Public health actors may be called upon to work on public policies and therefore interact with policy-makers at different levels. However, they often find that the content of their discourse does not meet all of the evidence needs of policy-makers. This session introduces a framework for analyzing public policies developed by the National Collaborating Centre for Healthy Public Policy (NCCHPP). The framework is guided by a public health perspective while at the same time taking into account policy-makers’ concerns.
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Presenter: Julie Castonguay
Julie Castonguay is a network development officer at the National Collaborating Centre for Healthy Public Policy (NCCHPP). In this role, she coordinates online courses and presents workshops on public policy analysis and health impact assessment. Julie holds a doctorate from the University of Amsterdam in evaluating social policies.
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