Environmental public health and Indigenous communities

Environmental public health programs and services that protect First Nations from risks within the natural and built environment.

Programs and services

First Nations Environmental Contaminants Program

This program supports First Nations in identifying and monitoring exposure to contaminant-based environmental hazards.

Climate Change and Health Adaptation Program

This program funds First Nations and Inuit communities' efforts to build capacity to adapt to the health impacts of climate change.

Environmental public health services in First Nations communities

Working with First Nations communities to identify and prevent environmental public health risks.

Become an environmental public health officer

Join an in-demand profession and work with First Nations communities to help identify and prevent public health risks.

First Nations Baseline Assessment Program on Health and the Environment

This program aims to strengthen First Nations' capacity to assess the baseline status of human health and the environment in their communities prior to the implementation of planned large-scale industrial projects on First Nations' traditional territories.

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