Taking Action to Prevent Chronic Disease: Recommendations for a Healthier Ontario
This report, Taking Action to Prevent Chronic Disease: Recommendations for a Healthier Ontario, is the culmination of a year-long partnership between Cancer Care Ontario (CCO) and Public Health Ontario (PHO). It provides the Ontario government with evidence to guide actions aimed at reducing chronic diseases through primary prevention at the population level. Guided by evidence and experts, the report presents makes 22 recommendations for evidence-informed actions to guide a provincial strategy to deliver the following outcomes: Reduce population-level exposure to four key risk factors, build capacity for chronic disease prevention and work towards health equity.
January 1, 2012
Cancer Care Ontario and Public Health Ontario