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Women and Health Protection (WHP) is a multi-disciplinary working group, housed at NNEWH, who provides sound advice on improving the health protection system in Canada, making it one that protects the health of women. According to the Public Health Agency of Canada, health protection is a “term to describe important activities of public health, in food hygiene, water purification, environmental sanitation, drug safety and other activities that eliminate as far as possible the risk of adverse consequences to health attributable to environmental hazards.” WHP spawned out of concern that Canada’s Health Protection Branch was not meeting its objective to protect the health of Canadians especially legislation that impacted the lives of women. Women and Health Protection was formed in 1998 and includes a steering committee of academics, researchers, journalists and health professionals in its multi-disciplinary membership. Please visit their website for more information on WHP and their work.

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