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Canadian Public Health Association

Canadian Public Health Association

We are the independent national voice and trusted advocate for public health, speaking up for people and populations to all levels of government.

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Vaccine Misinformation and Disinformation — and What You Can Do About It

April 28, 2022 Vaccines are making headlines around the world every day as we continue to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic. Unfortunately, along with those headlines comes a slew of vaccine misinformation and disinformation intended to confuse, provoke, and ultimately dissuade the reader from being vaccinated. …

Health organizations and professionals call on Government of Canada to live up to commitments on vaccine equity

December 14, 2021 In an open letter to Prime Minister Trudeau, 30 health organizations and 644 health professionals are calling on the Government of Canada to dedicate more resources to supporting the equitable global supply of vaccines. The letter calls on the Government of Canada to take three specific actions:…

Public health advocacy organization applauds CPHO’s annual report

December 13, 2021 The Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) applauds the 2021 annual report issued by the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada, Dr. Theresa Tam. Entitled A Vision to Transform Canada’s Public Health System, the report provides an overview of Canada’s pandemic experience and suggests ways strengt…
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We promote the public health perspective and evidence to government leaders and policy-makers. We are a catalyst for change that improves health and well-being for all.

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As an independent, non-governmental organization, we provide timely, evidence-informed public health guidance and perspectives to public health professionals and policy makers.

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From community-based positions to academic postings, Canada’s major public health employers advertise their job openings with CPHA. Check out our listing of current opportunities from across the country! Remember to acknowledge that you saw the posting at

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Commitment to truth and reconciliation


CPHA's office is located on the ancestral, unceded territory of the Algonquin Anishinaabeg people. They have been the guardians of this land for millennia and CPHA is grateful for the example their stewardship provides. CPHA is committed to working with all First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples and their governments in realizing meaningful truth and reconciliation.

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