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Advisory Council on Health Infostructure


Office of Health and the Information Highway
Health Canada
Jeanne Mance Building, 4th floor
Postal Locator 1904
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0K9
Tel: (613) 957-0706
Fax:(613) 952-3226

 Through the Health Surveillance Working Group, this committee is developing a White Paper to outline current infrastructure in chronic disease surveillance and possible options to address gaps.

National Best Practices Consortium for Integrated Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion


The Office of the Secretariat for the National Best Practices Consortium, Evidence and Information for Chronic Disease Policy Division, Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Health Canada
Tel: (613) 952-3813

Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance of Canada


1010-116 Albert Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5G3
Tel: (613) 565-2522 x307
Fax: (613) 565-2278
 The CDPAC exists to "foster and help sustain a co-ordinated, countrywide movement towards an integrated population health approach for prevention of chronic diseases in Canada through collaborative leadership, advocacy, and capacity building." [from the website]

Public Health Chronic Disease Prevention Mandatory Health Programs and Services Guidelines


 Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-term Care. December, 1997.

From the website: "The purpose of the standards contained in this document is to set out the minimum requirements for fundamental public health programs and services targeted at prevention of disease, health promotion and health protection. These standards reflect broad aspirations for the health of all Ontarians and the important role of boards of health in providing and/or ensuring relevant programs and services."

Preventing Chronic Disease: A Strategic Framework


 Background Paper, October, 2001. National Public Health Partnership, Department of Human Services, Victoria, Australia.

From the website: "The Background Paper Preventing Chronic Disease: A Strategic Framework presents a national framework for system- wide strategic action that draws on the evidence about underlying determinants of poor health, knowledge of risk factors that are common to a number of diseases, and a lifecourse perspective on predisposing factors."

Promising Practices in Chronic Disease Prevention and Control: A Public Health Framework for Action


 Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 2003. 195 pp

From the preface: "The chapters that follow provide concrete examples of how state and local health departments can apply these four principles, leverage their limited resources,
and coordinate the efforts of all groups with a stake in chronic disease prevention and control. All of us at CDC's National Center for Chronic Disease."


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