General Health Education Programs

Programs that provide information that helps the public make choices which promote personal health, prevent illness and disability, take advantage of opportunities for early detection, and support their ability to deal effectively with health problems when they arise. General health education programs provide information about a wide variety of health related topics rather than specializing in a particular area.



A Health Settlement Counseller offers this session to support marginalized individuals from the Sudanese community who are unable to attend community-led physical activities and heart health programs due to religious and cultural barriers.

This bi-weekly virtual program is offered by an Access Facilitator for newcomer women to address their unique health & wellness-related issues.

Online weekly program for teenaged girls discussing relevant health topics. Skills in self-awareness and management of stress and peer pressure.

A telephone line answered by Public Health Nurses to provide information and assistance for expectant parents and families with children up to 6 years of age, on various health topics including:

Program where older adults are provided education on chronic disease and learn self-management skills to maintain good health. Special focus on lifestyle modification including weight and blood pressure control.

Provides equitable access to knowledge, programs, and services that mitigate and prevent the development of chronic diseases and conditions.

Programs include:

Provides and promotes opportunities to learn and make healthy lifestyle choices with a focus on environmental and policy approaches to increasing activity rates, healthy eating, tobacco use cessation, cancer prevention, and screening.

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