Canadian Rural and Remote Health Association
Vision
We envision a country in which everyone has an equal opportunity to enjoy a healthy life and excellent health care.
Mission
Our particular mission is to improve the health and health care of Canadians living in rural and remote areas of the country.
Activities
We will:
work with individuals, organizations and communities to create a national information and communication network concerning rural and remote health,
in consultation with other organizations and communities, promote policies and programs designed to achieve and sustain good health and health care in rural and remote areas,
empower people in rural and remote areas to identify problems in health and health care, and to find local, practical and sustainable solutions,
help coordinate, integrate and implement initiatives undertaken by diverse organizations and communities aimed at improving the health and health care of people in rural and remote areas,
advocate for individuals, organizations and communities sharing the Vision and Mission statements of the Canadian Rural and Remote Health Association,
help build the capacity of rural and remote communities to draw upon the experience, expertise and other resources that may be located at some distance from them,
support health-enhancing traditions and practices among the diverse cultural heritages making up the Canadian mosaic.
Other Information
Health Summit 2001 Final Report
Minutes of Meetings
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