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National Collaborating Centres for Public Health

To promote the use of knowledge and evidence by public health practitioners and policy-makers across Canada, the Public Health Agency of Canada funds six National Collaborating Centres for Public Health (NCCPH).

Evidence into practice

National Collaborating Centres synthesize, translate and share knowledge, making it useful and accessible to policy-makers, program managers and practitioners. They identify knowledge gaps, stimulate research in priority areas, and link public health researchers with practitioners to build strong practice-based networks across Canada.

The Centres collaborate extensively with one anotherExternal Link and each Centre has a national mandate to collaborate with a variety of partners on a specific area of public health: