Dal’s renewed Healthy Populations Institute taking on health promotion and illness prevention challenges – Dal.ca

Dal’s renewed Healthy Populations Institute taking on health promotion and illness prevention challenges – Dal.ca

by pmnationtalk on May 26, 2016162 Views

More than a hundred health researchers, students, professionals and community members gathered on May 17 to celebrate the launch of Dalhousie’s Healthy Populations Institute (HPI).

MC’d by Scientific Director Lois Jackson, the event introduced the refreshed vision of the former Atlantic Health Promotion Research Centre. Established in 1993, the centre aimed to build and connect a community of researchers focused on addressing health promotion and illness prevention issues in Atlantic Canada.

Fast forward 20 years and the institute has grown to include academic members from a wide variety of disciplines and health professions, partnerships with a growing number of stakeholders from across Canada and the world, and projects addressing disease and illness prevention and health promotion issues seen locally and globally.

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