Partnerships, Collaboration and Advocacy

This category captures the competencies required to influence and work with others to improve the health and well-being of the public through the pursuit of a common goal. Partnership and collaboration optimizes performance through shared resources and responsibilities. Advocacy – speaking, writing or acting in favour of a particular cause, policy or group of people – often aims to reduce inequities in health status or access to health services.


  • Identify and collaborate with partners in addressing public health issues.
  • Use skills such as team building, negotiation, conflict management and group facilitation to build partnerships.
  • Mediate between differing interests in the pursuit of health and well-being, and facilitate the allocation of resources.
  • Advocate for healthy public policies and services that promote and protect the health and well-being of individuals and communities.

Identify and Collaborate with Partners in Addressing Public Health Issues

Use Skills such as Team Building, Negotiation, Conflict Management and Group Facilitation to Build Partnerships and Mediate between Differing Interests in the Pursuit of Health and Well-Being, and Facilitate the Allocation of Resources

Advocate for Healthy Public Policies and Services that Promote and Protect the Health and Well-Being of Individuals and Communities