Term: Pan-Canadian Healthy Living Strategy

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2006-01-17

Definition:

In September 2002, the Federal/Provincial/Territorial (F/P/T) Ministers of Health announced that they agreed to work together on an Integrated Pan-Canadian Healthy Living Strategy. The Healthy Living Strategy is an initiative aimed at reducing non-communicable diseases by addressing their common risk factors and the underlying conditions in society that contribute to them.

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  • Lix L, Finlayson G, Yogendran M, Bond R, Bodnarchuk J, Soodeen R. Primary Prevention: An Examination of Data Capabilities in Manitoba (January 2005). Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2005. [Summary] [Full Report] (View)