Taking Action to Prevent Chronic Disease: Recommendations for a Healthier Ontario

Chronic diseases are the leading cause of death in Ontario. Taking Action to Prevent Chronic Disease is a joint report published by Public Health Ontario and Cancer Care Ontario in March 2012 that helps guide a provincial strategy to:

  • reduce population-level exposure to four key risk factors
  • build capacity for chronic disease prevention
  • work towards health equity

Taking Action to Prevent Chronic Disease: Report

  • Brings together experts in data collection, evidence synthesis and knowledge exchange. 
  • Identifies policy-based interventions and system-wide changes to inform provincial action and address the four risk factors associated with chronic diseases.
  • Features 22 evidence-informed recommendations to prevent chronic disease.
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Updated 29 June 2020