Partners & Members

Representatives to the Ontario Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance (OCDPA) volunteer their time to contribute to the overall vision and mission of the OCDPA. Terms of reference were developed and ratified by members to ensure that roles and expectations of being part of the OCDPA were endorsed by all.

Chair, Past-Chair and Chair-Elect positions are filled by elected representatives from our Partners with specific responsibilities that include overseeing the strategic direction of the OCDPA.

Other representatives to the OCDPA provide in-kind contributions which include being the chair of a working group, participating on a committee, hosting meetings and carrying out specific work for the OCDPA.


Currently, there are 4 core partners of the OCDPA who function as the Executive Committee:

  1. Association of Local Public Health Agencies
  2. Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario
  3. Ontario Public Health Association
  4. Ophea


Our general membership includes 17 members:

  1. Association of Family Health Teams of Ontario 
  2. Canadian Cancer Society (Ontario Division)
  3. Canadian Diabetes Association
  4. Candadian Mental Health Association (Ontario)
  5. Cardiac Health Foundation of Canada
  6. Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
  7. Champlain CVD Prevention Network
  8. Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance of Canada
  9. Dietitians of Canada
  10. Health Nexus
  11. Kidney Foundation of Canada
  12. Nurse Practitioners of Ontario
  13. Ontario Chronic Disease Prevention Managers in Public Health
  14. Ontario Kinesiology Association
  15. Ontario Society for Health and Fitness
  16. Osteoporosis Canada
  17. Parks and Recreation Ontario

Across Canada

To view current chronic disease prevention initiatives in other parts of Canada, please visit: