Advancing Environmental Health in Child Care Settings – A Checklist for Child Care Practitioners and Public Health Inspectors
In Canada, more than half of all children aged six months to five years spend the majority of their waking hours in early learning and child care environments, not including kindergarten. During those hours they receive care and nurturing, learn to socialize with their peers, and develop important skills.
First Steps in Lifelong Health: A Vision and Strategy for Children’s Health and Environment in Canada
The development of this Vision and Strategy for Children’s Health and Environment in Canada builds on years of work by the partner organizations of the Canadian Partnership for Children’s Health and Environment (CPCHE) to gather and synthesize scientific evidence about the links between environmental exposures and fetal/child health outcomes, translate it into user-friendly information and […]
Report of the National Policy Consultation on Children’s Health and Environment
People across Canada and around the world want to ensure the health and well-being of children. Through its year-long National Policy Consultation on Children’s Health and Environment, CPCHE engaged a diversity of stakeholders in an interactive dialogue on the role of the environment as a determinant of child health.
A Father’s Day Report – Men, Boys and Environmental Health Threats
The health of all children living in Canada is at risk from exposure to environmental hazards. Hundreds of toxic substances, such as air pollutants and pesticides are known, or suspected of contributing to adverse child health outcomes.