The Alberta Public Health Association (APHA) is a provincial not-for-profit association that strengthens the impact of those who promote and protect the health of the public by speaking out for health, advocating on issues that affect health, and facilitating educational and networking opportunities.
The Association of Local Public Health Agencies (ALPHA) is a non-profit organization that provides leadership to boards of health and public health units in Ontario.
The Association of Ontario Health Centres (AOHC) is “Ontario’s voice for community-governed primary health care”, representing over 120 community-governed primary health care organizations.
BC Healthy Communities (BCHC) supports community groups and local governments to assess, enhance and mobilize the capacities they need to continually create and improve community well-being.
The BC Healthy Living Alliance (BCHLA) has a mission to improve the health of all British Columbians through leadership and collaboration to address the risk factors and health inequities that contribute significantly to chronic disease.
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 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.
The Centre for Urban Health Initiatives (CUHI) was one of seven research centres established in 2004 by the CIHR’s Institute of Population and Public Health under its Centres for Research Development program.
The Childhood and Youth Health Network for Eastern Ontario (CYHNEO) describes itself as “committed to helping children and youth grow up healthy, safe and confident, so that they can realize their full potential and develop the capacity to participate and contribute to their community."
The Community Health Nurses Initiatives Group (CHNIG) is an interest group of the Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario, and the voice of community health nurses across the province.
Community Health Nurses of Canada (CHNC) is the “national voice to represent and promote community health nursing and the health of communities.”
The Food Security Network of Newfoundland and Labrador's mission is to promote community-based solutions to ensure access to adequate and healthy food.
Growing Food Security in Alberta (GFSA) engages Albertans in strategies to ensure secure access to adequate amounts of safe, nutritious, culturally appropriate food for everyone, produced in an environmentally sustainable way and provided in a manner that promotes human dignity.
Health Nexus (formerly the Ontario Prevention Clearinghouse) is a registered charitable organization that supports the development and implementation of prevention and health promotion strategies that aim to enhance well-being and reduce health inequities.
Health Officers’ Council of BC (HOC) is a registered society of British Columbia public health physicians who, among other activities, advise and advocate for public policies and programs directed to improving the health of populations.
Health Promotion Ontario (HPO) provides support for health promotion professionals and advocates for health equity and a social determinants approach to public health practice.
The Healthy Populations Institute (HPI) formerly Atlantic Health Promotion Research Centre mission is improving population health and promoting health equity by understanding and influencing the complex conditions that impact the health of communities.
The Human Early Learning Partnership (HELP) is an interdisciplinary research network in British Columbia focused on promoting equity in developmental and educational outcomes for children.
The Institut national de santé publique du Québec (INSPQ) is a government organization founded in 1998 to improve the coordination, development and use of expertise in public health.
Manitoba Public Health is a provincial government department that oversees health care services available to Manitobans.
The mission of the Manitoba Public Health Association (MPHA) is to work with many sectors to influence emerging and re-emerging health, social, environmental and economic policy decisions to improve the quality of life and well-being of Manitobans.
Mouvement Acadien des Communautés en Santé du Nouveau-Brunswickis a community action network working toward healthy communities, particularly recognizing the needs of Acadians.
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 New Brunswick/Prince Edward Island Branch – CPHA is a professional association of public health practitioners.
The Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Social Workers (NALSW) is a regulatory body and professional association for social work in the province.
This regional public health association supports public health capacity in Newfoundland and Labrador.
Niagara Region Public Health addresses public health needs through health protection, disease prevention, health promotion, and injury prevention programs.
Northern Health provides health services and promotes health for northern and rural populations in British Columbia.
The Department of Health and Wellness provides health care for Nova Scotians, offering programs and services that protect and promote health, and treat illness.
The Ontario Public Health Association (OPHA) is a not-for-profit organization that provides a strong, unified, independent voice for all citizens committed to improving the health of all Ontarians.
The Pan-Canadian Public Health Network is an intergovernmental forum of public health experts that works to strengthen Canada’s public health capacity.
The PEI Food Security Network is an education and action organization committed to achieving food security in PEI.
The PEI Healthy Eating Alliance is a non-governmental organization that works collaboratively to improve health eating habits of all Islanders through public education and supportive environments.
People Assessing Their Health (PATH) is a network of organizations and individuals sharing ideas and resources to build healthy communities in northeastern Nova Scotia, Canada.
The Population Health Improvement Research Network (PHIRN) is a province-wide network linking population health researchers and community partners in order to improve the health of Ontarians and the sustainability of the health care system.
Poverty Free Saskatchewan is an intersectoral province-wide network aiming to eliminate poverty and reduce economic inequality.
The Public Health Association of BC (PHABC) is a voluntary, non-profit, non-government organization whose mission is to preserve and promote the public’s health.
The Public Health Association of Nova Scotia (PHANS) advocates for policy change on issues that affect health, responds to community health issues and concerns, and raises public and professional awareness of health issues.
The Québec Population Health Research Network (QPHRN) is a community of researchers from across the province working in population health.
The Quajigiartiit Health Research Centre’s (AHRN-NU) goal is to enable health research to be conducted locally, by northerners, and with communities in a supportive, safe, culturally-sensitive and ethical environment.
The Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region is the largest health care delivery system in southern Saskatchewan.
Region of Waterloo Public Health works to create healthy and supportive communities through various health promotion, disease prevention and health protection actions, often in partnership with others.
The Regional Health Authority Central Manitoba (RHA Central) provides health care services, including prevention programs, to the people of Central Manitoba, and builds partnerships with the community.
The Rural Coastal Communities Network (RCCN) is a community network comprised of over 240 organizations.
Santé Montréal provides health and social services in Montreal.
The Saskatchewan Population Health and Evaluation Research Unit is a research unit that focuses on ways to take action to reduce health inequity by addressing the social determinants of health.
The Saskatchewan Public Health Association (SPHA) promotes the health of Saskatchewan people and their environment through education, advocacy and empowerment.
The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit is a public health agency that partners with community organizations to offer programs and services that address the social determinants.
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 Social Planning and Research Council of BC (SPARC BC) focuses on social justice issues and works together with communities on accessibility, community development, income security and social planning.
The Sudbury & District Health Unit (SDHU) is an accredited public health agency committed to improving health and reducing social inequities in health through evidence-informed practice.
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.
The Food Action Research Centre works to enhance capacity to address food insecurity in collaboration with students, faculty, community members, practitioners, and decision/policy-makers.
The Tri-District Population Health Working Group, which consists of South Shore Health, South West Health and Annapolis Valley Health, works on determinants of health.
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 Vancouver Coastal Health Authority is a regional health authority that provides health services to more than a million residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver’s North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast, Bella Bella, Bella Coola the Central Coast and the surrounding areas.
The Wellesley Institute engages in research, policy and community mobilization to advance population health.