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Canadian Public Health Association

Projects


Public Health HPV Vaccine Task Force

January 1, 2024 - January 1, 2025

This project aims to build awareness and commitment around the National Advisory Committee on Immunization’s call to action for 90 percent of 17-year-olds to be fully vaccinated against HPV by 2025, as well as develop actionable steps that could be taken within the public health sector to increase current HPV vaccination rates compared to previous years.


Grade 6 Poster Contest. Infectious Disease & Climate Change: Awareness & prevention in your community

October 30, 2023 - February 10, 2024

Our national poster contest is an opportunity for Grade 6 students from across Canada to learn more about climate sensitive infectious diseases like Lyme disease and West Nile virus, and to share awareness and prevention information with their friends, family and communities.

Sexually Transmitted and Blood-borne Infections and Related Stigma

April 1, 2022 - March 31, 2027

Let's work together toward creating more welcoming and inclusive spaces and services for sexual health, substance use and STBBIs.

Creating a National Forum for Knowledge Exchange, Capacity Building and Collaboration to Address Infectious Diseases and Climate Change

May 25, 2020 - March 31, 2024

CPHA has been funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada through the Infectious Disease and Climate Change Fund for a project titled “Creating a national forum for knowledge exchange, capacity building and collaboration to address infectious diseases and climate change.” The project runs July 2020 to March 2024.

Normalizing Conversations: Engaging public health, public safety, and communities to build capacity for a public health approach to substance use

January 1, 2020 - December 31, 2023

CPHA has been funded by Health Canada through the Substance Use and Addictions Program to undertake a project to build the knowledge and capacity of decision-makers, health and social service providers, public safety and communities to implement a public health approach to substance use.

Preventing Youth Dating Violence: Building capacity for comprehensive sexuality education in Canada

October 1, 2018 - December 31, 2023

CPHA, working closely with the Centre for Sexuality and other partners from across the country, is scaling the delivery of a Relationship and Sexual Health Education (RSE) program, and evaluating its effectiveness as an intervention for youth dating violence. By applying a broad understanding of sexual health and well-being, CPHA aims to address healthy sexual relationships free of violence. The project is funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada through the Preventing Gender-Based Violence: the Health Perspective – Teen/Youth Dating Violence Prevention initiative.

Creation of a Canadian Immunization Resource Centre

July 21, 2017 - March 31, 2023

CPHA has been funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada, through the Immunization Partnership Fund to undertake the Creation of a Canadian Immunization Resource Centre project. The project aims to offer access to the latest evidence-based products, resources and tools via the Canadian Vaccination Evidence Resource and Exchange Centre (CANVax). CANVax is an online database of curated resources to support immunization program planning and promotional activities to improve vaccine acceptance and uptake in Canada.

Unstructured Play

December 1, 2015 - December 1, 2018

Unstructured play is a child's right and is integral to healthy development.