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Health Promotion

"All governments recognize that public health efforts on health promotion, disease and injury prevention are critical to achieving better health outcomes for Canadians and contributing to the long-term sustainability of medicare by reducing pressure on the health care system. In particular, managing chronic disease more effectively maintains health status for individuals and counters a growing trend of increasing disease burden."-10-Year Plan to Strengthen Health Care

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Progress Report 2013: Health care renewal in Canada Progress Report 2013: Health care renewal in Canada
May 2013

In Progress Report 2013: Health care renewal in Canada, the Health Council reports on the progress made by jurisdictions in five priority areas of the health accords:

  • access and wait times;
  • primary health care reform and electronic health records;
  • pharmaceuticals management;
  • disease prevention, health promotion and public health; and
  • Aboriginal health
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Stepping It Up: Moving the Focus from Health Care in Canada to a Healthier Canada Stepping It Up: Moving the Focus from Health Care in Canada to a Healthier Canada
December 2010
In this report we examine the health disparities which play a significant role in health system costs. We find that ongoing spending on acute care and programs that encourage a healthy lifestyle are not enough to improve the overall health of Canadians, particularly those who live in or close to poverty. Read more
 
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Health Care Renewal in Canada: Measuring Up? Health Care Renewal in Canada: Measuring Up?
February 2007
In this report, we set out three pathways to help steer us towards quality: quicker access to needed care, better quality services, and improved population health that factors in the need for support inside and outside the health care system. Read more
 
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Primer on Public Involvement Primer on Public Involvement
July 2006
The Health Council of Canada commissioned the Canadian Policy Research Networks (CPRN) to produce a Primer on Public Involvement. We hope this primer will serve as a useful guide to governments and health and community organizations grappling with how best to engage the public in health care issues. Read more
 
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Health Care Renewal in Canada: Accelerating Change 2005 Health Care Renewal in Canada: Accelerating Change 2005
January 2005
In this report, we set out three pathways to help steer us towards quality: quicker access to needed care, better quality services, and improved population health that factors in the need for support inside and outside the health care system. Read more
 
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Give students a healthy start this...
Stepping it Up: Moving the Focus from Health Care in Canada to a Healthier Canada
Presented at the Canadian Public Health Association June 2011 Conference, Health in All Policies by John G. Abbott, CEO, Health Council of Canada
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