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Call for Abstracts--CPHA Conference

Halifax, Nova Scotia
June 1-4, 2008

CPHA is pleased to be partnering with the Canadian Institute for Health Information - Canadian Population Health Initiative, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research - Institute of Population and Public Health, the National Collaborating Centres for Public Health and the Public Health Agency of Canada. This conference is hosted in association with the Public Health Association of Nova Scotia.

The major goals of the CPHA 2008 Annual Conference are to

  • Provide a forum to critically reflect on our progress and to consider Canada's future role in the reduction of health inequalities in response to the anticipated report of the WHO Commission on Social Determinants of Health.
  • Showcase innovative research, policies and practices that address the social, political, cultural, economic and environmental determinants of health.
  • Profile strategies for building the capacity of population and public health at all levels, and leverage the potential of partnerships and collaboration.
  • Provide a meeting ground for knowledge exchange.

The conference theme will be "Reducing Health Inequalities Through Evidence and Action."  The conference streams will be People, Places, Effecting Systems Change.

Presentation abstracts must be submitted online by January 30, 2008.

If you have knowledge to share, or know of someone who might be interested in submitting an abstract, please visit our website to access the Call for Abstracts. If you wish to volunteer to help with the review of abstracts, please e-mail Una Folkson Singh at indicating your expertise in relation to the theme and streams for the conference.