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.
CPHA applauds appointment of Dr. Gregory Taylor as Canada’s second Chief Public Health Officer
The Canadian Public Health Association congratulates Dr. Gregory Taylor on his appointment as the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada. Dr. Taylor is a strong leader who is committed to public health in Canada and globally. He has excellent ties to the public health community in Canada and a long-standing relationship with the Federal government. Canadians will be well served with Dr. Taylor in this important position.
Ottawa Convention Centre, Ottawa,
Public health practitioners, health care providers, vaccine providers, researchers, immunization policy-makers and program managers, vaccine manufacturers, academics, students and other stakeholders who contribute to Canada’s vaccination system will gather to demonstrate their commitment to immunization as an important public health measure.
to Change the World
organizations today need to do more and to do better with less.
they are adopting a network-centric approach to their work, building
of like-minded organizations and people that give them better results
single organization can accomplish. There are, however, few resources
offer straightforward information and advice on how to create and manage
social-impact networks. Drawing on the authors’ deep experience in
successful network projects,
to Change the World provides the frameworks, practical
case studies needed by a new generation of social change agents for
collaborative solutions to the most difficult challenges society faces.
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.
Discussion Paper on Managing Illegal Psychoactive
psychoactive substances are currently managed from a criminal justice
perspective, while strong evidence shows
that a better approach exists – a public health approach. The
of this paper is to start a conversation about improving how we manage
illegal psychoactive substances in Canada.
CPHA provides its members the
opportunity to access
cost savings on services from these well-known
The list is
constantly growing, so be sure to visit this page regularly for
savings and benefits.
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.
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