Prevention Policies Directory

Access current Canadian policies. Learn from other jurisdictions. Inform change.

We've listed 47 policies under your selection of "Policy intervention". The most recently adopted policies are first.

Human Pathogens and Toxins Act, SC 2009, c 24

Location: Canada-wide
Risk factor: Infectious agents
Policy intervention: Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori), Hepatitis B (HBV), Hepatitis C (HCV), Human Papillomavirus (HPV), Infectious Agents
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 2009

The Public Health Act, CCSM c P210

Location: Manitoba
Risk factor: General, Infectious agents, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Artificial UVR, Eye protection, Hepatitis B (HBV), Human Papillomavirus (HPV), Indoor tanning, Infectious Agents, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 2009

Winnipeg Bylaw No. 40/2005 – Body Modification Bylaw

Location: Manitoba, Winnipeg
Risk factor: Infectious agents, Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Hepatitis B (HBV), Hepatitis C (HCV), Infectious Agents, Smoke-free place, Tobacco, Tobacco smoke
Year last amended: 2015
Year of adoption: 2006

Care Consent Act, SY 2003, c 21, Sch B

Location: Yukon
Risk factor: Infectious agents
Policy intervention: Hepatitis B (HBV), Hepatitis C (HCV), Human Papillomavirus (HPV), Infectious Agents, Minor consent
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2003

Public Health and Safety Act, RSY 2002, c 176

Location: Yukon
Risk factor: General, Infectious agents, Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention: Hepatitis B (HBV), Human Papillomavirus (HPV), Infectious Agents
Year last amended: 2014
Year of adoption: 2002

Personal Directives Act, RSA 2000, c P-6

Location: Alberta
Risk factor: Infectious agents
Policy intervention: Hepatitis B (HBV), Hepatitis C (HCV), Human Papillomavirus (HPV), Infectious Agents, Minor consent
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 2000

Midwifery Regulation, Man Reg 68/2000

Location: Manitoba
Risk factor: Infectious agents
Policy intervention: Hepatitis B (HBV), Human Papillomavirus (HPV), Infectious Agents
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 2000

Safe Streets Act, 1999, SO 1999, c 8

Location: Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Infectious agents, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Hepatitis B (HBV), Hepatitis C (HCV), Infectious Agents, Public transit, Road safety
Year last amended: 2005
Year of adoption: 1999

Public Health Act, SNB 1998, c P-22.4

Location: New Brunswick
Risk factor: Infectious agents, Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention: Hepatitis B (HBV), Human Papillomavirus (HPV), Infectious Agents
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 1998

Infants Act, RSBC 1996, c 223

Location: British Columbia
Risk factor: Infectious agents
Policy intervention: Hepatitis B (HBV), Hepatitis C (HCV), Human Papillomavirus (HPV), Infectious Agents, Minor consent
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 1996

Health Act, RSBC 1996, c 179

Location: British Columbia
Risk factor: General, Infectious agents
Policy intervention: Hepatitis B (HBV), Human Papillomavirus (HPV), Infectious Agents
Year last amended: 2010
Year of adoption: 1996

Health Care Consent Act, 1996, SO 1996, c 2, Sch A

Location: Ontario
Risk factor: Infectious agents
Policy intervention: Hepatitis B (HBV), Hepatitis C (HCV), Human Papillomavirus (HPV), Infectious Agents, Minor consent
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 1996

Advance Health Care Directives Act, SNL 1995, c A-4.1

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Infectious agents
Policy intervention: Hepatitis B (HBV), Hepatitis C (HCV), Human Papillomavirus (HPV), Infectious Agents, Minor consent
Year last amended: 2014
Year of adoption: 1995

Public Health Act, 1994, SS 1994, c P-37.1

Location: Saskatchewan
Risk factor: General, Infectious agents, Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention: Hepatitis B (HBV), Human Papillomavirus (HPV), Infectious Agents
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 1994

The Health Care Directives Act, CCSM c H27

Location: Manitoba
Risk factor: Infectious agents
Policy intervention: Hepatitis B (HBV), Hepatitis C (HCV), Human Papillomavirus (HPV), Infectious Agents, Minor consent
Year last amended: 2014
Year of adoption: 1993

An Act Respecting Health Services and Social Services, CQLR c S-4.2

Location: Québec
Risk factor: General, Infectious agents
Policy intervention: Hepatitis B (HBV), Hepatitis C (HCV), Human Papillomavirus (HPV), Infectious Agents, Minor consent
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 1991

This Act establishes the health services and social services plan which aims to maintain and improve the physical, mental and social capacity of persons to act in their community and to carry out the roles they intend to assume in a manner which is acceptable to themselves and to the groups to which they belong. The protection of public health is noted as the main focus of the plan.

Communicable Diseases Act, RSNL 1990, c C-26

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Infectious agents
Policy intervention: Hepatitis B (HBV), Hepatitis C (HCV), Infectious Agents
Year last amended: 2015
Year of adoption: 1990

REPEALED General Regulation, NB Reg 88-200 under the Health Act

Location: New Brunswick
Risk factor: General, Infectious agents, Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Hepatitis B (HBV), Human Papillomavirus (HPV), Infectious Agents, Smoke-free place, Smokeless tobacco, Tobacco, Tobacco products, Tobacco smoke
Year last amended: 2009
Year of adoption: 1988

Medical Consent of Minors Act, SNB 1976, c M-6.1

Location: New Brunswick
Risk factor: Infectious agents
Policy intervention: Hepatitis B (HBV), Hepatitis C (HCV), Human Papillomavirus (HPV), Infectious Agents, Minor consent
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 1976

Safe Body Art Act, SNS 2011, c 44

Location: Nova Scotia
Risk factor: Infectious agents
Policy intervention: Hepatitis B (HBV), Hepatitis C (HCV), Infectious Agents
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