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Northwestern Health Unit

Healthcare / Hospitals & Clinics

The mission of the Northwestern Health Unit is to improve the quality and length of life in our communities: healthy lifestyles, longer lives lived well.
Northwestern Health Unit achieves its mission by:

  • Promoting the health of the communities by enabling people to increase control over the determinants of health;
  • Preventing the occurrence and spread of disease and reducing resulting disability;
  • Protecting the health of the community by eliminating or reducing health hazards;
  • Providing appropriate, efficient and effective programs;
  • Advocating for conditions for the achievement of health;
  • Working with individuals, communities and service providers;
  • Collaborating with other organizations, agencies and health units;
  • Promoting equitable access to health programs and services;
  • Participating in undergraduate, graduate and continuing education;
  • Participating in evaluation and research to address current community questions/issues, including the dissemination and incorporation of results into programs and services.
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