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Organization: Canadian Institute of Child Health  
Phone Numbers: 613-230-8838
Fax: Call first 613-230-8838
c/o Janice Sonnen
60 McLaren St, # 704
Ottawa, ON
K2P 2G1
Hours: By appointment only
Executives: Janice Sonnen - Executive Director
Service Description: Dedicated to promoting and protecting the health, well-being and rights of all children and youth in Canada through monitoring, education and advocacy

Strives to improve the health, well-being and rights of children and youth in Canada by:
  • monitoring and reporting on the health and well-being of children and youth in Canada to increase public understanding of emerging and continuing issues;
  • developing and disseminating public education materials and resources, with evidence-based information for parents, caregivers and policy makers on recommended practices to promote healthy development, health and well-being; and to prevent illness and injury; and
  • acting as an advocate on behalf of children and youth to improve the health outcomes of children and youth in Canada

Meeting: The Board of Directors meets approximately 4 times a year on a date called by the chair. The Annual General meeting is traditionally held in June.
Fees: Publications
Application: Call, e-mail or visit website for more information (currently under construction) * two websites:,
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: No restrictions
Languages: English ; French
Area(s) Served:
See Also: Health Planning

This information was last completely updated on September 26, 2017

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