Collaboration

Canadian Coalition for Action on Tobacco (CCAT)

CCAT is an umbrella group of several national and provincial health agencies that work together to reduce the consequences of tobacco use in Canada and around the world.

Canadian Cochrane Centre (CCC)

CDHA works with CCC to promote the awareness, understanding and use of Cochrane reviews. As a partner, CDHA is an essential part of CCC's mission to foster evidence-based decision making.

Canadian Association of Public Health Dentistry (CAPHD)

CDHA is a longstanding member of CAPHD, a non-profit, voluntary organization that represents Dental Public Health Specialists and Community Oral Health Professionals from across Canada.

Canadian Coalition for Public Health in the 21St Century (CCPH21C)

CDHA is an active member of the CCPH21, a national network of non-profit organizations, professional associations, health charities and academic researchers who share the common goal to improve and sustain the health of Canadians. View the Fast Fact on Oral Health Public Health Issue.

Cochrane Global Oral Health Alliance (CGOHA)

The Cochrane Oral Health Global Alliance delivers priority reviews in a timelier manner by increasing methodological capacity at the editorial base and works in a strategic way with international experts. CDHA participates in CGOHA’s annual meeting to discuss priority setting for the reviews.

Commission on Dental Accreditation of Canada (CDAC)

Commission on Dental Accreditation of Canada (CDAC) acts as a partner with the profession, educational institutions and health facilities to protect and further the public interest through the accreditation process.

HEAL

The Health Action Lobby (HEAL) is a coalition of national health, health care and consumer organizations dedicated to protecting and strengthening Canada's health care system. It represents more than half a million providers and consumers of health care.

Health Canada

CDHA monitors Health Canada's advisories, warnings and adverse reaction newsletters for issues that are pertinent to dental hygienists. CDHA also partners with Health Canada to develop and deliver projects that will improve the oral health of Canadians and advance the dental hygiene profession.

International Federation of Dental Hygienists

CDHA works together with IFDH to unite dental hygiene associations from around the world in a common cause of promoting oral health and advancing the dental hygiene profession.

National Dental Hygiene Certification Board

A CDHA representative sits on the NDHCB Board of Governors.

Office of the Chief Dental Officer (OCDO)

CDHA meets with the Chief Dental Officer (OCDO) to discuss oral health issues in Canada, to determine areas for collaboration, and to promote dental hygienists as leaders.