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.
Arctic Health Research Network (AHRN) is a Canadian tri-territorial health research network linking northern regions, with a mandate to improve health outcomes through research.
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 British Columbia Centre for Excellence for Women’s Health (BCCEWH) is a centre of innovation and creativity promoting a women-centred approach to the health of girls and women.
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 Healthy Communities Network advances and exchanges knowledge about Healthy Community initiatives.
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."
CHNET-Works! hosts weekly, interactive, pan-Canadian webinars about leading edge research and practice on population health issues.
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.
The Government of Prince Edward Island has created the PEI Healthy Living Strategy.
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 Canada is the Federal department responsible for helping Canadians maintain and improve their health.
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.
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 Development Council identifies and addresses social issues in Greater Saint John through research, information, coordination and networking.
The Indigenous Peoples Resource Centre (IPRC) is a collaboration among the Universities of Regina, First Nations of Canada, and the province of Saskatchewan, with support from Aboriginal and health organizations. Determinants of health are a required aspect of all their research.
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.
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 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 Methods and Tools (NCCMT) focuses on evidence use in public health, sharing methods and tools to find out what works.
The New Brunswick Health Council is a public body created by the Government of New Brunswick to promote and improve health system performance.
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 Healthy Communities Coalition (OHCC) brings together a broad-based group of community and provincial associations, spanning the social, environmental, economic, and political spectrums.
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 Advisory Council on the Status of Women is an arms-length from government advisory organization.
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 Intervention Research Centre (PHIRC) was established at the University of Calgary in 2004 by the Canadian Institute of Health Research’s (CIHR) Institute of Population and Public Health.
Poverty Free Saskatchewan is an intersectoral province-wide network aiming to eliminate poverty and reduce economic inequality.
The Provincial Health Services Authority works in partnership with regional health authorities in providing, coordinating, and evaluating specialty health services across British Columbia.
The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) is the main Government of Canada agency responsible for public health in Canada.
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 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 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 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.
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 Vancouver Island Health Authority (VIHA) provides health services to residents of Vancouver Island, the islands of the Georgia Strait, and the mainland communities between Powell River and Rivers Inlet.
The Wellesley Institute engages in research, policy and community mobilization to advance population health.
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.