Public Health News

From October 2015 to April 2016, we hosted 1,000 people in 42 meetings to figure out how we can be healthier Nova Scotians. This report summarizes the top themes from those many conversations and the thousands of comments we gathered.
Preventative medicine doesn't have all the popular culture symbols associated with medicine in hospitals. But the work done by public health is addressing root causes of poor health in a population plays an equally important role in making Nova Scotians healthier.