Canadian Heart Health Initiative: Research Review

  • Dexter Harvey
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 498)


The Canadian Heart health Initiative (CHHI) was designed to address the cardiovascular disease epidemic in Canada. The Initiative, a Federal-Provincial partnership, encompasses policy, research, and collaboration within and across sectors at the national, provincial, and local levels in the delivery of community-based heart health promotion activities [1,2].


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    National Academy Press. Evaluation Federal Results: Research and the Government Performance and Results Act, Washington: Academy Press 1999.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dexter Harvey
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of EducationUniversity of ManitobaWinnipegCanada

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