Public Health Renewal: Building a System to meet the Needs of Nova Scotians. Dr. Robert Strang, Chief Public Health Officer Public Health Association of Nova Scotia Nov. 13 th , 2007. Public Health.
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Dr. Robert Strang, Chief Public Health Officer
Public Health Association of Nova Scotia
Nov. 13th, 2007
Public Health in England (Acheson Report), 1988
F/P/T Improving Public Health System Infrastructure Report, 2005
F/P/T Advisory Committee on Population Health (ACPH)
HPP Vision of Nova Scotians
Helping Nova Scotians to be healthier and safer
HPP Mission of Nova Scotians
We will lead the collaborative effort to prevent illness and injury, promote and protect health and reduce disparities in health status
Improve the health of the population.
Support capacity building within government, communities, families and individuals.
Create supportive social and physical environments.
Develop and influence policy that supports improved health.
Create and sustain a sufficient, competent and healthy workforce in HPP and throughout the public health system.
Guiding Principles of Nova Scotians
LEADERSHIP of Nova Scotians
We believe in creating a culture that inspires all of us to achieve our best. We believe in being responsive and decisive.
We believe in openness, honesty, trust, respect and acknowledging the contributions made by all.
We believe in the importance of teamwork and open communication.
INNOVATION & EXCELLENCE
We believe in achieving our goals through a spirit of creativity and exploration.
We believe in continuous learning, self –improvement, personal wellness and professional development.
Practice what we preach
Doing the right thing
The whole is greater than
the sum of its parts
Thinking outside the box
Life-long learningHPP Values
New Departmental Structure of Nova Scotians