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The Canadian Consortium for Health Promotion Research

The Canadian Consortium for Health Promotion Research was established in November 1996 with the mission to: enable Canadians to have greater control of their health, through the development dissemination and application of knowledge on the determinants of health and on health promotion initiatives.

Some of the 8 goals of the Consortium include:

1. contribute knowledge to inform policy and practice in health promotion and population health;

2. advocate for advancement of knowledge in population health promotion;

3. enhance and facilitate collaboration in health promotion knowledge development

4. nurture education, training and research in health promotion



Membership is open to any Centre, institute or research group whose primary interest is in health promotion research. The Founding Members of the Consortium include:

* Health Promotion Research Centre, University of Victoria

* Institute for Health Promotion Research, University of British Columbia

* Gerontology Research Centre, Simon Fraser University;

* Health Promotion Research Group, University of Calgary;

* Alberta Centre for Well-Being;

* Centre for Health Promotion Studies, University of Alberta;

* Regional Centre for Health Promotion Studies, University of Lethbridge;

* Prairie Region Health Promotion Research Centre, University of Saskatchewan;

* Centre for Applied Health Research, University of Waterloo;

* McMaster Research Centre for the Promotion of Women