Prevention Policies Directory

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We've listed 53 policies under your selection of "Policy intervention". The most recently adopted policies are first.

Pharmaceutical Regulation, Man Reg 185/2013

Location: Manitoba
Risk factor: Infectious agents, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Human Papillomavirus (HPV), Tobacco cessation, Tobacco, Infectious Agents
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 2013

Human Pathogens and Toxins Act, SC 2009, c 24

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

Borough of Anjou (Montréal) Bylaw RCA 59 – On cleanliness

Location: Montréal, Québec
Risk factor: Built environment, Infectious agents, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Hepatitis B (HBV), Hepatitis C (HCV), Accessibility, Park, Road safety, Snow clearing, Active transportation, Infectious Agents
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2009

This regulation specifies that it is forbidden to leave out unsanitary materials such as syringes, needles, and dressings.

The Public Health Act, CCSM c P210

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

Montréal Bylaw RCA08-17155 – Cleanliness (Administrative Consolidation)

Location: Montréal, Québec
Risk factor: Infectious agents
Policy intervention: Hepatitis B (HBV), Hepatitis C (HCV), Infectious Agents
Year last amended: 2014
Year of adoption: 2008

This regulation specifies that it is forbidden to leave out unsanitary materials such as syringes, needles, and dressings.

Midwifery Regulations, RRS c M-14.1 Reg 1

Location: Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Infectious agents
Policy intervention: Human Papillomavirus (HPV), Infectious Agents
Year last amended: 2009
Year of adoption: 2008

Winnipeg Bylaw No. 40/2005 – Body Modification Bylaw

Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba
Risk factor: Infectious agents, Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Hepatitis B (HBV), Hepatitis C (HCV), Smoke-free place, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco, Infectious Agents
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), Minor consent, Infectious Agents
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), Minor consent, Infectious Agents
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: Hepatitis B (HBV), Hepatitis C (HCV), Public transit, Road safety, Active transportation, Infectious Agents
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), Minor consent, Infectious Agents
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), Minor consent, Infectious Agents
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), Minor consent, Infectious Agents
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), Minor consent, Infectious Agents
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), Minor consent, Infectious Agents
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), Smoke-free place, Smokeless tobacco, Tobacco products, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco, Infectious Agents
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), Minor consent, Infectious Agents
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
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: