Welcome to CPHA

The Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) is the national, independent, not-for-profit, voluntary association representing public health in Canada. CPHA’s members believe in universal and equitable access to the basic conditions which are necessary to achieve health for all Canadians.


  • 2014 Canadian Immunization Conference
    December 2-4, 2014
    Ottawa Convention Centre, Ottawa, Ontario

    Public health practitioners, health care providers, vaccine providers, researchers, immunization policy-makers and program managers, vaccine manufacturers, academics, students and other stakeholders who contribute to Canada’s vaccination system will gather to demonstrate their commitment to immunization as an important public health measure.
  • Examples of Health Literacy in Practice
    Examples of Health Literacy in Practice resource provides a snapshot of the substantial and varied range of work taking place to address health literacy in Canada. This resource provides information on some of the approaches that can inform health literacy activities, programs and policies.
  • Member Benefits

    CPHA provides its members the opportunity to access cost savings on services from these well-known organizations.

    The list is constantly growing, so be sure to visit this page regularly for additional savings and benefits.
  • Creating Healthy Organizations: How Vibrant Workplaces Inspire Employees to Achieve Sustainable Success

    The current global economic environment is defined by unprecedented uncertainty, a premium placed on knowledge, and the threat of future talent scarcity. Key to an organization's success under these conditions is its ability to strengthen the links between people and performance. Creating Healthy Organizations provides executives, managers, human resource professionals, and employees an action-oriented approach to forging these connections by creating and sustaining vibrant and productive workplaces.

  • Frontline Health: Beyond Health Care
    CPHA has a long and recognized history of work on the social determinants of health. We are proud of this legacy and our hope is to create a discussion around the social determinants of health both within the public health community as well as with the public, as a means of moving the social determinants of health agenda forward with political leaders and decision-makers in other sectors.


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