The work of PHO’s Health Promotion, Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention (HPCDIP) covers a broad range of public health topics, including:
Contact us to find out more about our scientists and applied research projects.
The department supports Ontario’s public health system, community health care intermediaries, and partner ministries in three primary ways:
We provide evidence to guide action, improve health outcomes, and reduce health inequities by completing syntheses on various topics and undertaking intervention, evaluation, and other HPCDIP research.
We assist our clients to plan, conduct, and evaluate evidence-based interventions that promote health and prevent chronic disease and injury.
We undertake applied public health research in priority areas related to healthy human development, healthy active living, the built environment, and health equity, as well as implementation and dissemination research.