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Achieving health for all: A framework for health promotion

Published while Jake Epp was Minister of National Health and Welfare, this paper focused on reducing the inequities in the health of low income groups. The paper offers implementation strategies encouraging public participation, strengthening community services, and coordinating healthy public policy.

Use this resource to:

  • Gain a better understanding of Canada’s historic contributions to health promotion and global public health
  • Reflect on the Canadian public health context

 Epp, J. (1986). Achieving health for all: a framework for health promotion. Ottawa, ON: Health and Welfare Canada. Retrieved from Health Canada website:

Tags: Income inequality, Key Historical Documents

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