The Public Health programs of the CBHSSJB are regional. Some programs work to strengthen clinical services so that patients receive better care, and other programs work with community stakeholders to make our homes, schools, workplaces, food services, and natural environments safer and healthier for all.
AWASH (CHILDREN 0-9)
Awash aims to make sure that babies are born healthy and then grow up and remain healthy throughout their first years of life.
USCHINIICHISUU (YOUTH 10-29)
Uschiniichisuu focuses on developing programs that ensure children are healthy and successful in school, and that they grow up to be healthy and well-balanced adults.
CHISHAAYIYUU (ADULTS 30+)
Chishaayiyuu focuses on promoting healthy lifestyles, preventing injuries, and environmental health.
SURVEILLANCE, EVALUATION, RESEARCH AND COMMUNICATIONS (SERC)
SERC is a hub of expertise within Public Health that provides support to key functions in the CBHSSJB, such as disease surveillance, evaluation methods, research and knowledge translation, public health communications, preventive clinical practices and public health capacity building.