Division of Community Health and Humanities


Canadian Association for Health Services and Policy Research (CAHSPR)
CAHSPR is a multidisciplinary organization dedicated to improving the quality, relevance and application of health services and policy research.
Canadian Association for Population Therapeutics
The Association provides a national base for the advancement, exchange and application of new knowledge among leading researchers, educators and practitioners interested in the use, economics and outcomes of medicinal drugs and other therapeutic interventions in populations.
Canadian Health Services Research Foundation
This CHSRF promotes and funds management and policy research in health services and nursing to increase the quality, relevance and usefulness of this research for health-system policy makers and managers.
Canadian Institute for Health Information
The CIHI is an independent, pan-Canadian, not-for-profit organization working to improve the health of Canadians and the health care system by providing quality, reliable and timely health information.
Canadian Public Health Association
The Canadian Public Health Association is a national, independent, not-for-profit, voluntary association representing public health in Canada with links to the international public health community.
Canadian Society for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
The CSEB is a Canadian organization founded in 1990 for the purpose of fostering epidemiology and biostatistics research in Canada.
Data Liberation Initiative (Memorial University of Newfoundland)
The DLI is a cooperative effort among various academic organizations, Statistics Canada and other government departments, whereby subscribing Canadian academic institutions gain access to a large collection of Statistics Canada's electronic files on CD-ROM, FTP or the Web.
Department of Health & Community Services, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador
The Department of Health and Community Services provides a leadership role in health and community services programs and policy development for the Province by working in partnership with a number of key stakeholders, including regional boards, community organizations, professional associations, post-secondary educational institutions, unions, consumers and other government departments.
Internet Data Library System (UWO)
The IDLS relies on the use of a standard World Wide Web browser to provide a machine-independent mechanism for retrieving large datasets, codebook information and dataset descriptions for statistical software. This retrieval system allows data to be requested from virtually any location on the Internet without the requirement for specialized software or necessity of visiting the Data Resources Library in person. Kaisernetwork
Kaisernetwork.org - Health Policy
Health Poll Search is a searchable archive of public opinion questions on health issues that allows users to know what Americans think about health issues, as well as what Americans have thought about health issues over time.
Laboratory Centre for Disease
The Population and Public Health Branch is primarily responsible for policies, programs and systems relating to prevention, health promotion, disease surveillance, community action and disease control.
Newfoundland and Labrador Centre for Applied Health Research
The Centre was established in September 1999 as a partnership between Memorial University, the Department of Health and Community Services of Newfoundland and Labrador and the Health Care Corporation of St. John's. Its mandate is to increase the capacity of the province of Newfoundland and Labrador to carry out high-quality research on applied health issues.
Newfoundland and Labrador Statistics Agency
This site is the central statistical agency for the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. Their responsibilities include: collection and dissemination of economic, social, and demographic statistics; statistical analysis and data development; and Statistics Canada liaison.
Newfoundland and Labrador Statistics Agency - Community Accounts
Community Accounts is "you community information resource", providing valuable information to help us know ourselves and our communities.
Newfoundland Centre for Health Information
The Newfoundland Centre for Health Information was mandated by the Government to develop a Health Information Network for the province. It links hospitals, long-term care facilities, doctors, pharmacists, and health & community services within each health region and provincially.
Nutrition - Health Canada
The Office of Nutrition Policy and Promotion serves as a focal point for nutrition within Canada.
Statistics Canada - Home Page
The official site for Canadian social and economic statistics and products. This site provides detailed content on every aspect of Canada from publications to electronic data, census to survey information.
Statistics Canada - Health Indicators
This link will allow you to view the results from the 2000/2002 Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS). There are tables by health regions as well as by province.
Statistical Profile of Canadian Communities
This site contains information from the 1996 Census of Population conducted by Stats Canada on population estimates, vital stats data in the form of births, deaths and additional health information.