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Nursing - Term 3 Resources

Health Promotion

Health Promotion - Public Health Agency of Canada

Provides links to resources on:

  • Child health
  • Healthy pregnancy and infancy
  • Healthy living
  • Injury prevention
  • Mental health
  • National Clearninghouse on Family Violence
  • Obesity
  • Physical activity
  • Rural Health
  • Seniors Health

Centre for Health Promotion

Centre for Health Promotion - Public Health Agency of Canada

The Centre for Health Promotion (CHP), uses a life stages approach and is responsible for implementing policies and programs that enhance the conditions within which healthy development takes place. Through action founded on the principles of population and public health, the Centre addresses the determinants of health and facilitates successful movement through the life stages. The Centre acts through programs addressing healthy child development, families, aging and lifestyles, public information and education, as well as issues related to rural health and support of the voluntary sector.

Includes the following divisions:

  • Healthy Communities Division
  • Division of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Division of Aging and Seniors
  • Health Surveillance and Epidemiology Division