THE FOUNDATION FOR RESILIENT HEALTH (RESILIENT)
The goal of our foundation is to help Canadians improve our personal and collective health and that of our natural support system, the environment.
Understanding that both the social and environmental determinants of health differ depending on where and how one lives, we seek to improve resiliency for all, through advocacy for policy change and through education and engagement of Canadians.
Our organization is built on the strong foundation of the New Brunswick Lung Association and the Canadian Network for Human Health and the Environment, expanding on our work with health professionals, other health and environment organizations, and on our expertise in environmental health. The Foundation for Resilient Health springboards from this history, trust, and evidence-based expertise, into the realm of promoting the key pillars of resilient health.
We are located in the only bilingual province of Canada and are able to operate bilingually across the country.
We currently have an exciting federal advocacy campaign under development and we are encouraging like-minded organizations to sign-on.
Engagement of Canadians
The Foundation for Resilient Health offers programs that enable Canadians to take positive actions to improve their health resilience. Through face-to-face engagement and on-line programs and tools, Canadians can learn more about health risks present in our environment and take progressive steps to protect their own health and that of their families.
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The Canadian Network for Human Health and the Environment (CNHHE)
Developed in 2007, CNHHE is a national network of over 470 civil society organizations, researchers, individuals, and government employees who are interested in environmental health. It is free to join.
The Network offers:
- a forum for information-sharing and dialogue on various subjects of mutual interest through webinars, and teleconferences.
- a delegate selection service for agencies seeking civil society experts to participate in multi-stakeholder processes.
- portals to reliable and evidence-based environmental health information
- contractual services with third parties having aligned goals, enabling greater engagement of our members
Together, we can achieve wellness for all, and an environment to support us for generations to come.
We have a vision of a healthy, resilient Canada where human health and the environment are thriving. Our services and programming rely on donations from people like you. You can help champion environmental health by donating today, becoming a monthly donor, or leaving a legacy gift in your will.
The Foundation for Resilient Health is a project of the New Brunswick Lung Association, a registered charity with over 80 years of trusted health services in our community.