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The Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance of Canada (CDPAC) is a network of national organizations who have come together around the common cause of chronic disease prevention. READ MORE

In the spotlight! Upcoming Webinar!
The Public Health Agency of Canada’s Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention (CCDP) has partnered with CDPAC to co-host a series of webinars throughout 2015-2016.
An Integrated Approach to Preventive Public Health Interventions in Early Childhood: From Biology to Implementation
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 1:00-2:30pm EST 
Register now!  NOTE: This webinar will be presented in English only. Presentation slides will be made available in both English and French.

Presenters:
Susan Jack, RN, PHD - Associate Professor, Nursing and Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University
Andrea Gonzalez PhD - Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University

Description:
Want to know more about innovative processes to adapt and evaluate public health interventions for children and young mothers within the Canadian context? An upcoming webinar will highlight recently published information about the introduction and evaluation of the Nurse-Family Partnership program in Canada. READ MORE
CDPAC Advocacy
  • Nov 4th 2015 - CDPAC congratulates the Hon. Justin Trudeau on being elected as the Prime Minister of Canada; encourages PM Trudeau to raise the prominence of healthy living for chronic disease prevention in the health portfolio READ MORE
  • Nov 4th 2015 - Letter of congratulations to the Hon. Jane Philpott on appointment as federal Minister of Health in the new Liberal Government READ MORE
  • Nov 2nd 2015 - Letter of endorsement of the Canadian Diabetes Association's Sugars Position Statement recommendation that the Government of Canada introduce a tax on SSBs and use the revenues generated to promote the health of Canadians READ MORE 
  • April/May 2015 - CDPAC has been busy over the past few months meeting with MPs to increase awareness of our policy messages, including those focused on restricting marketing and advertising of food and beverages towards children, and taxation of sugar-sweetened beverages READ MORE
CDPAC Knowledge Mobilization
  • CDPAC/PHAC Webinars - The Public Health Agency of Canada’s Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention (CCDP) has partnered with CDPAC to co-host a series of webinars throughout 2015-2016 READ MORE
  • Food Environment Assessment Manual - This manual is being developed by Health Canada in collaboration with the FPT Group on Nutrition. CDPAC is working with Health Canada to develop and implement a knowledge transfer and exchange (KTE) plan for the Manual. For more information contact admin@cdpac.ca
  • Working on Wellness in Strategic Populations (WoW) - Led by the BC Healthy Living Alliance, this 3-year initiative is aimed at reducing preventable cancers and other chronic diseases through promotion of healthy choices and wellness in the workplace READ MORE

CDPAC 2016 Conference
Save the date! Register before the Dec 18th early-bird deadline! 
CDPAC's 6th pan-Canadian conference titled Integrated Chronic Disease Prevention: The Value Proposition takes place in Toronto Feb 23-25th 2016
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Upcoming Webinars
Register now at http://cdpac.webex.com
 
Mental Illness in Canada
Thurs, Nov 26th 1:00-2:30pm ET

An Integrated Approach to Preventive Public Health Interventions in Early Childhood: From biology to implementation
Weds, Dec 2nd 1:00-2:30pm ET

Post-Movember Check Up – Two Perspectives on Men’s Mental and Physical Health 
Weds, Dec 9th 1:00-2:30pm ET 


Positive Mental Health Infobase for Adults
Tues, Jan 12th 1:00 – 2:30 pm ET


Enhancing Healthcare Professional Capacity to Integrate Evidence-Based Smoking Cessation Interventions
Tues, Jan 19th 1:00 – 2:30 pm ET


Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD): What the heck is happening?
Thurs, Feb 4th 1:00 – 2:30 pm ET 


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The Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance of Canada (CDPAC) is a network of national organizations who have come together around the common cause of chronic disease prevention.
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