- 1987 - 2006
The series consists of public and preventative health records relating to the development of programs and policies for the provision of prevention services directed at persons and groups who are at risk for developing a health problem, disease or disorder. These programs are guided by the Health Act (RSBC 1996, c. 179); some programs may also fall under the Health Act Communicable Disease Regulations (BC Regulation 567/98), and the Dentists Act (RSBC 1996, c. 94). This series includes records relating to ensuring best evidence policy and program development and maintenance, community health services issues pertaining to cardiovascular disease, communication disorders, musculoskeletal disorders, neurological and behavioral disorders, nutrition issues, and health prevention and promotion; and health services for mentally challenged adults living in the community. Some of the programs/projects documented in these records include ActNow BC, Dial-a-Dietician, BC heart health project, Pregnancy Outreach program, and Action Schools!. These records were created and received by the Population Health and Wellness Division, Ministry of Health between 1987 and 2006 in BC.
The records are arranged alphabetically by project or program, or by issue or title. Record types include correspondence, reports, presentations, briefing notes, research materials, research data, financial statements, program/project planning materials, drafts, notes, and workshop/outreach materials. These records are classified under section 3 public and preventative health of the Community Health Programs ORCS (schedule 122353), 2011. The files are assigned an alphabetical acronym code and the following ORCS numbers: health promotion and prevention projects, programs, initiatives, and strategies (62330-30); non-communicable disease project and program files (62390-30); nutrition project files (62420-30); nutrition program and initiative files (62420-40); and communication disorder hearing and audition projects (62250-30). The series also includes annual, operational, research, statistical, and other reports (62420-45). Some files have been removed for tobacco litigation. These files are identified on the file list as [removed].
British Columbia. Ministry of Health (1976-2001)