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Canadian Public Health Association


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

October 1, 2018 - September 1, 2023

CPHA, in partnership with the Centre for Sexuality, is adapting a comprehensive sexuality education curriculum and evaluating its effectiveness as an intervention for youth dating violence prevention. 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, 2021

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.

Sexually Transmitted and Blood-borne Infections and Related Stigma

April 1, 2017 - March 31, 2022

Toward more welcoming and inclusive spaces and services for sexual health, substance use and STBBIs.

A Public Health Approach to Cannabis (and Other Substances): Prevention, Health Promotion, Surveillance and Capacity Building

December 1, 2016 - March 31, 2019

Preventing problematic cannabis use and reducing related harms.

Unstructured Play

December 1, 2015 - December 1, 2018

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