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  • Genevieve [dot] Gore [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email) 514-398-3472

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  • Open access resource
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  • Catalogue record

Sources for background information

See also:

Evidence-informed resources

  • Health Systems Evidence (requires free registration) - Syntheses of research about governance, financial & delivery arrangements, and implementation strategies within health systems
  • DoPHER - Database of Promoting Health Effectiveness Reviews
  • Health Evidence - "Methodologically-sound reviews of health promotion and public health interventions published from 1985 to the present"
  • PDQ-Evidence for Informed Health Policymaking - Includes systematic reviews (syntheses) and overviews of reviews (synopses), with coverage including public health
  • CRISP: Cochrane Reviews Identified and Summarised for Policy
  • Learning Centre (National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools) - Learning modules to guide you through the steps of evidence-informed decision making

Core databases for finding articles

Additional databases

Selected web sites

  • WHO Global Infobase - "Data warehouse that collects, stores and displays information on chronic diseases and their risk factors for all WHO member states"

Federal and provincial government and related agencies - Canada

Public health sites by administrative region - Quebec



Other resources


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