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Healthy Public Policy

Public Health Agency of Canada

Sections: 

130 Colonnade Road
A.L. 6501H
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0K9

1015 Arlington Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3E 3R2
 Focussed on more effective efforts to prevent chronic diseases, like cancer and heart disease, prevent injuries and respond to public health emergencies and infectious disease outbreaks, the Public Health Agency of Canada works closely with provinces and territories to keep Canadians healthy and help reduce pressures on the health care system.

Institute of Medicine

Sections: 

500 Fifth Street NW
Washington DC 20001
Tel: (202) 334-2352
Fax: (202) 334-1412
iomwww@nas.edu

 The Institute of Medicine was established by the National Academy of Sciences in 1970 to examine policy matters pertaining to the health of the public. It has conducted a number of studies which have implications for health promotion including studies on school health, health communication, tobacco, nutrition, and, most recently, health literacy. Further information can be obtained from its website.

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