Child Health

Childhood (3-12 years) is an important stage of life for continued healthy growth and development. Experiences during this time can influence lifelong physical, mental and social health.

What you will find

These resources provide information to help you plan programs to support healthy growth and development for this age group. For more information, please visit the Best Practices section for interventions related to children.

Data

A first step to planning a program to promote early child health is to understand the topic through surveillance data. For more information injuries and children, please visit the Injuries public health topic.

Canadian Data

Provincial/Territorial Data

Alberta

New Brunswick

Ontario

Northwest Territories

Quebec

Yukon

International Data

Australia

New Zealand

United Kingdom

United States

Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development

World Health Organization

Government Strategies (Frameworks, Action Plans, etc.)

For more information injuries and children, please visit the Injuries public health topic.

Canadian Strategies

Aboriginal Strategies

Provincial/Territorial Strategies

Alberta

British Columbia

Manitoba

New Brunswick

Newfoundland and Labrador

Northwest Territories

Nova Scotia

Ontario

Yukon

International Strategies

Australia

New Zealand

United Kingdom

World Health Organization

Guidance

For more information injuries and children, please visit the Injuries public health topic.

Canadian Guidance

Provincial/Territorial Guidance

British Columbia

Ontario

Quebec

International Guidance

Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development

United Kingdom

United States

World Health Organization

Systematic Reviews of the Research

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