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Structural Profile of Public Health in Canada
Province/Territory/Federal
AlbertaBritish ColumbiaManitobaNew-BrunswickNewfoundland and LabradorQuébecNorthwest Territories Nova ScotiaNunavutOntarioPrince Edward IslandSaskatchewanYukonCanada
Provincial, Territorial or Federal Level Alberta Health;
Ministry of Children’s Services;
Ministry of Community and Social Services;
Alberta Health Services
Ministry of Health; Ministry of Mental Health and Addictions;
Ministry of Children and Family Development; Provincial Health Services Authority;
BC Centre for Disease Control
First Nations Health Authority
Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active LivingDepartment of Health; Department of Social Development;
Department of Justice and Public Safety;
Department of Environment and Local Government
Department of Health and Community Services; Department of Children, Seniors and Social Development;
Service NL
Department of Health and Social Services;
Institut national de santé publique du Québec
Department of Health and Social Services;
Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority
Department of Health and Wellness;
Department of Environment;
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Department of HealthMinistry of Health and Long-Term Care;
Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services;
Ministry of Education; Public Health Ontario
Department of Health and Wellness;
Health PEI
Ministry of Health; Saskatchewan Health AuthorityDepartment of Health and Social ServicesMinister of Health;
Health Canada;
Public Health Agency of Canada;
Canadian Institutes of Health Research;
Patented Medicine Prices Review Board;
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Regional Level Regional Health Authorities abolished in 2008, public health programs and services offered through Alberta Health Services 5 Regional Health Authorities5 Regional Health Authorities2 Regional Health Authorities4 Regional Health AuthoritiesRegional Health and Social Services Agencies abolished in 2015, but 18 Regional Public Health Authorities remain intactIndependent health and social services authorities abolished in 2016, however the delivery of public health services is coordinated via regional operationsDistrict Health Authorities abolished in 2015, public health services organized by the Nova Scotia Health AuthorityNo Regional Health Authorities, but 3 administrative regions with community health centres and health committees34 Public Health Units; Local Health Integration NetworksRegional Health Authorities abolished in 2005, public health programs delivered by Health PEIRegional Health Authorities abolished in 2017 (undergoing a restructuring process)No Regional Health Authority but 14 community health centres and 3 hospitalsNo Regional Health Authorities but regional operations within the Public Health Agency of Canada and Health Canada
Chief Medical Officer of Health Chief Medical Officer of Health Provincial Health OfficerChief Provincial Public Health OfficerChief Medical Officer of HealthChief Medical Officer of HealthNational Public Health Director/Assistant Deputy Minister of Public HealthChief Public Health OfficerChief Medical Officer of HealthChief Medical Officer of HealthChief Medical Officer of HealthChief Public Health OfficerChief Medical Health Officer


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