Canada. Public Health Agency of Canada

Site: Ontario Nunavut Region

Service: Public Health Agency

Description & Services
Description (Agency) Federal government agency whose role is to promote health, prevent and control chronic diseases and injuries, prevent and control infectious diseases, prepare for and respond to public health emergencies, serve as a central point for sharing Canada’s expertise with the rest of the world, apply international research and development to Canada’s public health programs, strengthen intergovernmental collaboration on public health and facilitate national approaches to public health policy and planning
Description (Service) Provides contributions and grants to community groups and organizations to address regional health priority issues 
Major programs include:
Healthy Child Development Section 
  • Community Action Program for Children (CAPC) 
  • Canada's Prenatal Nutrition Program (CPNP) 
  • Aboriginal Head Start Program (AHS)
Population Health Section 
  • AIDS Community Action Program 
  • Hepatitis C Prevention and Community-Based Support Fund 
  • Canadian Diabetes Strategy 
  • Healthy Living Program
Emergency Preparedness and Response Unit 
  • Works to increase Canada's preparedness for and ability to respond to any public health emergency, including pandemic influenza
Hours Mon-Fri 8:15 am-4 pm
Areas Served Nunavut ; Ontario
Eligibility No restrictions
Application No application
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Contact Information
Toll Free Phone 1-844-280-5020
Primary Executive Hon Ginette Minister of Health Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health
Alternate Executive Dr Siddika Mithani, President of the Public Health Agency
Located In Community Toronto Downtown
Address 180 Queen St W, 11th Fl
Toronto, ON M5V 3L7
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Intersection Queen St W and Simcoe St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (40) Federal Government
Funding Federal - Public Health Agency of Canada