Eleven national organizations have come together under the umbrella of the Canadian Child & Youth Health Coalition (CCYHC) with a common vision to advance the cause of child and youth health and health care in Canada.

Our collective mandate is to to advocate for better health and healthcare for Canada‚Äôs children and youth and for policies and practices that will help to achieve both. It does so by harnessing the collective expertise and influence of its members. 

By working together as a national collaborative, CCYHC encourages the development and evaluation of models of quality care, promotes excellence and innovation in the education and training of child and youth health professionals, stimulates and promote the development of new knowledge, and promotes the uptake and implementation of evidence-based practice and policy that can lead to improvement in child and youth health outcomes.