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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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Climate change: Time for health care sector to do its part, says new report by the Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change

November 13, 2019 Report also highlights the increasing impact of wildfires on Canadians Canada’s health care sector is among the worst in the world in terms of greenhouse gas pollution, says the Canada-focused policy brief, issued alongside the latest Lancet Countdown international report, and the sector require…

Should Cleveland declare racism a public health crisis?

October 30, 2019 They have been in talks with city and county leaders to consider declaring racism a public health crisis. In December 2018, the Canadian Public Health Association made such a declaration, James says, as did Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, in May 2019.

Rotary seeking to raise awareness and funds through World Polio Day

October 24, 2019 According to the Canadian Public Health Association, an estimated 11,000 people in Canada were left paralyzed by the disease just between 1949 and 1954 alone.
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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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Looking for a job in public health?


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 cpha.ca.

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Commitment to truth and reconciliation


 

CPHA's office is located on the original, 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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