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Healthy Public Policy

Canadian Institutes of Health Research - Institute of Population and Public Health


160 Elgin Street, 9th Floor
Address Locator 4809A
Ottawa, ON, K1A 0W9
General Inquiries: (613) 941-2672
Toll Free: 1-888-603-4178
Fax: (613) 954-1800

IPPH supports research into the complex interactions, which determine health, and its application to improve the health of individuals, communities and global populations.

Public Health Agency of Canada


130 Colonnade Road
A.L. 6501H
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0K9

1015 Arlington Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3E 3R2
 Focussed on more effective efforts to prevent chronic diseases, like cancer and heart disease, prevent injuries and respond to public health emergencies and infectious disease outbreaks, the Public Health Agency of Canada works closely with provinces and territories to keep Canadians healthy and help reduce pressures on the health care system.

Institute of Medicine


500 Fifth Street NW
Washington DC 20001
Tel: (202) 334-2352
Fax: (202) 334-1412

 The Institute of Medicine was established by the National Academy of Sciences in 1970 to examine policy matters pertaining to the health of the public. It has conducted a number of studies which have implications for health promotion including studies on school health, health communication, tobacco, nutrition, and, most recently, health literacy. Further information can be obtained from its website.


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