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The Organizations for Health Action (HEAL) is a coalition of national health and consumer associations and organizations dedicated to protecting and strengthening Canada's health care system. As part of the evolving national health policy environment, HEAL regularly meets with a number of organizations, including: Canada Health Infoway, senior officials from Health Canada and Human Resources & Skills Development Canada, Ministers and Members of Parliament. HEAL also meets on a regular basis with leaders from other national health organizations and coalitions to discuss issues of shared interest in addition to identifying ways in which we can work together more effectively.

The members of the Organizations for Health Action are committed to sustaining and enhancing the health of Canadians, and in the continuous improvement of fair, equitable, efficient and effective health services and system(s). CSNM is a proud member of HEAL and actively participates in meetings held four times per year.

Collectively as a group of health professional associations and organizations within HEAL, recently sent a letter to the Ministry of Health – the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor in support of the department’s work on the Healthy Eating Strategy. Click here to view the letter sent.