June 6, 2017
“We know that violence is often a symptom of larger problems, and so we look at those upstream issues, such as education, income, housing, that can lead to violence, and so that’s a public health approach to violence prevention,” Ian Culbert, executive director of the organization, said before the event started.
He said Halifax needs to invest in community centres, education, and quality housing.
June 1, 2017
“It’s just important to make hand washing part of your everyday routine,” Culbert says. “It is probably the single most effective activity we have to reduce the spread of disease, especially during cold and flu season. And while for you it might not seem like it has a major impact, but for those people around you who may have compromised or weakened immune systems, it could make a big difference.”
June 1, 2017
A Mental Health Caregiver Guide can be found online at the City of Ottawa’s website. It was compiled by Ottawa Public Health, the Canadian Mental Health Association, MICA, the Canadian Public Health Association, and Military Family Services. As Henderson puts it, “these resources are from trusted sources ...”
May 26, 2017
Organizations such as the World Health Organization (WHO), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Canadian Public Health Association (CHPA) and the Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux (MSSS) cite research that shows that fluoridation of municipal drinking water reduces caries in the entire population.
May 18, 2017
In a recent Canadian Public Health Association discussion paper, “A New Approach to Managing Illegal Psychoactive Substances in Canada,” the point was made emphatically that our current approach to managing risk is not working. Here are some of its highlights.
May 4, 2017
The National Institute on Aging and the Canadian Public Health Association concur: Seniors living in North America are currently experiencing better health longevity now than during any other time in the past century.
May 3, 2017
National organizations such as the Canadian Public Health Association and the Heart and Stroke Foundation have shown their support for the survey.
May 3, 2017
Well-known national organizations, such as the Canadian Public Health Association and the Heart and Stroke Foundation, have shown their support for the survey.
April 10, 2017
Decriminalizing drugs is not a radical idea – at least not once you dispense with the hysteria. Mainstream groups like the Canadian Public Health Association support decriminalization because, when you look at the science dispassionately, it works.
March 23, 2017