The Caledon Institute is a social policy think tank that conducts research and analysis, seeks to inform and influence public opinion, and fosters public discussion on poverty and social policy.
The Canadian Association of Community Health Centres (CACHC) is a national organization established in 1995 to provide support for Canada’s Community Health Centres (CHCs) and their provincial level networks.
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) is an independent, non-partisan research institute concerned with issues of social and economic justice.
The Canadian Healthy Communities Network advances and exchanges knowledge about Healthy Community initiatives.
The Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) provides essential information on Canada's health system and the health of Canadians.
The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) integrates research through an interdisciplinary structure made up of 13 “virtual” institutes.
The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) is a voluntary, professional organization representing Canadian physicians. In 2013, they began a campaign to move the social determinants of health higher on the healthcare agenda.
The Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) is the national professional voice of Canada’s registered nurses, representing nearly 139,000 nurses.
The Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) is a national, independent, not-for-profit, voluntary association representing public health in Canada with links to the international public health community.
CHNET-Works! hosts weekly, interactive, pan-Canadian webinars about leading edge research and practice on population health issues.
Cochrane Methods Equity supports authors of systematic reviews to describe the effect of interventions on the disadvantaged and/or their ability to reduce socioeconomic inequalities in health.
Community Health Nurses of Canada (CHNC) is the “national voice to represent and promote community health nursing and the health of communities.”
The First Nation Information Governance Centre provides information, research, training, data collection, analysis and dissemination services to First Nations at the community, regional and national levels.
Health Canada is the Federal department responsible for helping Canadians maintain and improve their health.
The National Aboriginal Health Organization (NAHO) is a knowledge based organization that advances and promotes the health and well-being of all First Nations, Inuit and Métis.
The National Collaborating Centre for Aboriginal Health (NCCAH) supports First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples in realizing their public health goals and reducing the health inequities that currently exist for Aboriginal populations in Canada.
The National Collaborating Centre for Environmental Health (NCCEH) focuses on the health risks associated with the physical environment and identifies evidence-based interventions to reduce those risks.
The National Collaborating Centre for Healthy Public Policy (NCCHPP) focuses on healthy public policy: policy that potentially enhances populations’ health by having a positive impact on the social, economic, and environmental determinants of health.
The National Collaborating Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCCID) facilitates the use of evidence and emerging research on infectious diseases to inform public health programs and policy.
The National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools (NCCMT) focuses on evidence use in public health, sharing methods and tools to find out what works.
The Pan-Canadian Public Health Network is an intergovernmental forum of public health experts that works to strengthen Canada’s public health capacity.
The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) is the main Government of Canada agency responsible for public health in Canada.
The Social Determinants of Health listserv is a very active determinants of health listserv maintained by Dennis Raphael, professor of health policy at the School of Health Policy and Management at York University.
The Broadbent Institute is a non-partisan organization that publishes research and promotes leadership for equality and sustainability in Canada.
The Canadian Index of Wellbeing researches and regularly reports on the quality of life of Canadians.
The Evidence Network of Canadian Policy is a web-based initiative designed to provide Canadian media with up-to-date information about health policy in Canada.
Upstream is a non-profit organization working to make the discourse around social determinants of health widely accessible through evidence-based, people-centred ideas.
The Women’s Health Research Network (WHRN) was funded from 2005-2010 and brought together innovative groupings of gender and women’s health researchers and research collaborations drawn from academic, health service, policy and community settings.