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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

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."

An Overview of Chronic Disease Prevention


I Introduction
II Why Take a Chronic Disease Prevention Approach
III What does a CDP Approach Look Like?
IV Current Practice
V Examples of Integration Efforts
VI References

--by Nancy Dubois, THCU consultant and member of the Steering Committee of the Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance of Canada


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