Global public health from a Canadian perspective

Wilson, Elinor
January 2006
Canadian Journal of Public Health;Jan/Feb2006, Vol. 97 Issue 1, p4
Academic Journal
The article discusses the views of the Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) on global public health. For the past years, Canada has been a pillar for public health initiatives worldwide. Some of its guiding principles include being a public good, boosting equity and social justice, fostering and depending upon public involvement and interdisciplinary approaches, and seeking continual improvement in the health and welfare of the population. CPHA also used public health as a bridge to peace.


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