Northern Health provides health services to 300,000 people—many of whom are Aboriginal —over an area of 600,000 km2 in northern British Columbia. Health services provided by Northern Health range from acute (hospital) care to public health and community care.
The organization has produced many evidence-based papers to inform and support a commitment to “using a population health approach to address risk factors collectively.” These papers include:
- Position on Healthy Communities: An Integrated Population Health Approach
- Position on the Environment as a Context for Health: An Integrated Settings Approach