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Health Studies Resources @ UTSC

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Health Policy Journals

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Public Policy Resources: U of T Libraries

Public Health Policy: Websites

Think Tanks, Research Institutions, & Associations

Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives

  • The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives is an independent, non-partisan research institute concerned with issues of social, economic and environmental justice.

Canadian Policy Research Networks

  • A socio-economic think tank and non-profit organization with charitable status, funded from a variety of sources. Major research areas include 'cities and communities' and 'health and health human resources'.

Canadian Population Health Initiative

  • This website gives information about the Canadian Population Health Initiative (CPHI), an initiative established to collaborate with researchers, policy makers, the public and other key partners to increase understanding about the factors affecting health. It is part of the website of the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI).

Canadian Public Health Association

  • The Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) is a national, independent, not-for-profit, voluntary association representing public health in Canada with links to the international public health community.

Canadian Association for Health Services and Policy Research

  • The Canadian Association for Health Services and Policy Research (CAHSPR) is a multidisciplinary association dedicated to improving health and health care by advancing the quality, relevance, and application of research on health services and health policy.

Canadian Women's Health Network

  • The Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN) is a network of individuals, groups, organisations and institutions concerned with women's health, that was launched in 1993. The CWHN provides access to a wide variety of health resources, including health policy.

Centre for Health Economics & Policy Analysis (McMaster)

  • CHEPA Faculty members produce an average of 110 publications per year, including books, peer-reviewed articles, editorials and government reports.

Children's Health Policy Centre (Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser Univ)

  • This research group focuses on integrating research and policy to improve children’s social and emotional well-being or children’s mental health. Includes articles and research reports.

Health Policy: College of Family Physicians of Canada

  • Find policy statements, discussion papers on health care, primary care, and family medicine issues and policies
  • Also find documents developed by other organizations but endorsed by the College of Family Physicians

International Network Health Policy and Reform

  • The International Network Health Policy & Reform brings together health policy experts from 20 industrialized countries
  • The network partners are highly qualified teams of researchers, specialized observers or advisers of the health policy making process.
  • Search for reforms, policies, and proceedings (limit to Canada)

Policy Library

  • Under "Resources" (right-hand side of homepage) select 'Social Policy' for resources about health and housing policies by country.