Thursday, September 20, 2012

[EQ] Promoting Action on Equity Issues: A Knowledge-To-Action Handbook

Promoting Action on Equity Issues: A Knowledge-To-Action Handbook

Bowen, Botting & Roy (2011)
Sarah Bowen. Associate Professor, University of Alberta

Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Hadnbook :


This handbook provides a framework and worksheets that can be used to develop an equity-focused knowledge translation strategy.

There are four major sections:


Section 1: Knowledge Translation 101 (an overview of knowledge translation)

Section 2: Getting ready (practical guidance to frame a knowledge translation strategy)

Section 3: Starting in the right place
                (a six-step process to plan an equity-focused knowledge translation strategy based on organizational readiness and stage of the initiative)

Section 4: Developing a comprehensive strategy (concrete examples of strategies for using evidence to address health inequities)

The National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools (NCCMT),
in partnership with the National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health (NCCDH)
are hosting a Fireside Chat (webinar) on:

October 17, 2012 (1:00 – 2:30 PM, EDT) when we feature a Health Equity Impact Assessment Tool.
For more details, visit:


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