Over 23 million interactions with Canadians to provide knowledge and tools to help them live well.
Over $107 million invested in medical research to discover treatments and cures.
Programs & Services
to enhance the quality of life for Canadians affected by chronic and acute health conditions
to educate Canadians on all aspects of chronic disease and deliver trusted information
to reduce barriers by improving health policy and access to care
to keep researchers on the cutting edge of fighting disease by discovering treatments and cures
Programs & Services
- ALS Society of Canada launched the ALS learning institute designed to help participants understand the ALS landscape.
- Since 2015, Crohn’s and Colitis Canada has developed and managed the GoHere Washroom Access Program App that has grown to over 41,000 downloads and 3,200 locations across Canada.
- Diabetes Canada reignited D-Camps in 2022 after a two-year hiatus from COVID. D-Camps connect youth with Type 1 diabetes to their peers, education and create heartwarming friendships.
- The Huntington Society of Canada provided 8144 individuals with direct support services.
- Over 450 Canadians served by the Lung Association’s Toll free bilingual Lung Health Line.
- The Mental Health Commission of Canada has impacted 2 million people through the locally tailored, evidence-based and community led suicide prevention program, Roots of Hope.
- MS Canada responded to over 9,000 inquiries through the MS Knowledge Network.
- Parkinson Canada served more than 10,000 Canadians impacted by Parkinson’s Disease.
- The Alzheimer Society of Canada provided 1,000,000 people with information services through their website.
- Arthritis Society saw 2000 Canadians utilize the Arthritis Line, a free telephone and email information and support service.
- The Canadian Cancer Society empowered 16.8 million Canadians through cancer information viaCancer.ca.
- The Canadian Hemophilia Society delivered evidence-based bilingual information and support to patients,their families, health care providers and the general public Canada-wide.
- The Kidney Foundation provided 22,353 with educational materials through their patient handbook.
- 10,000 Canadians utilized the Canadian Liver Foundation’s Liver Helpline, a lifeline for individuals facing liver-related challenges.
- Muscular Dystrophy Canada provided 24,000 interactions with persons impacted by neuromuscular disorders
- Cystic Fibrosis Canada successfully advocated for the transformational drug, Trikafta, to be approved by Health Canada and access to provincial funding. That advocacy resulted in every province and territory in Canada now funding the drug for eligible Canadians aged six and older.
- The Canadian Cancer Society successfully led 29 policy initiatives to shape a healthier society.
Approximately $107 million was invested in peer-reviewed research by our 17 member organizations in 2022. For a look at what our members are investing in to change the face of chronic disease in Canada, please visit their research pages by clicking the links below.
- ALS Society of Canada
- Arthritis Society Canada
- Alzheimer Society of Canada
- Canadian Cancer Society
- Canadian Hemophilia Society
- Canadian Liver Foundation
- Canadian Lung Association
- Crohn’s and Colitis Canada
- Cystic Fibrosis Canada
- Diabetes Canada
- Heart & Stroke
- Huntington Society of Canada
- Kidney Foundation of Canada
- Mental Health Commission of Canada
- Multiple Sclerosis Canada
- Muscular Dystrophy Canada
- Parkinson Canada