Welcome to CPHA
The Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) is the national, independent, not-for-profit, voluntary association representing public health in Canada. CPHA’s members believe in universal and equitable access to the basic conditions which are necessary to achieve health for all Canadians.
Campaign 2015 & Public
Where is “public health” in
and electoral platforms? Let your voice be
heard in support of public health!
A federal election
offers an opportunity for CPHA members to assess the
platforms of all federal political parties and to question the
candidates on how
each party intends to address public health issues. The Campaign 2015
designed to brief you as to what CPHA members believe should be on the
parties’ radar, to give you easy access to the parties’ platforms, and
provide tools to help you engage candidates in your riding.
Save the date for Public Health
CPHA will be back in Ontario June
13 to 16 at the Sheraton Centre
2016. Mark your calendars for what is sure to
be an inspiring and insightful gathering of knowledge exchange and
engagement in the public health
Launch Call for Submissions: October
CPHA Discussion Paper on the Ecological Determinants of Health
The future of life on Earth cannot be
taken for granted as our species has the capacity to influence that
future – for good or ill. This paper is not the definitive word on the
topic of the ecological determinants
of health. Its goal is to begin a conversation, stimulate debate and
ultimately motivate the public health community to action.
Canada and the Ottawa Hospital Research
Institute have collaborated to develop ImmunizeCA, a free app for smart phones and
devices that will help Canadians keep track of their vaccinations.
of this application has been made possible through funding from the
Health Agency of Canada.
of Health Literacy in Practice
of Health Literacy in Practice resource provides a snapshot
of the substantial
and varied range of work taking place to address health literacy in
This resource provides information on some of the approaches that can
health literacy activities, programs and policies.
Beyond Health Care
CPHA has a
long and recognized history of work on the social determinants of
health. We are proud of this legacy and our hope is to create a
discussion around the social determinants of health both within the
public health community as well as with the public, as a means of
moving the social determinants of health agenda forward with political
leaders and decision-makers in other