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The Health of Canada's Children and Youth

The CICH Profile evaluates and summarizes data on the health and well-being of Canadian children and youth through graphs, tables and commentaries covering a broad range of health indicators.

The Canadian Institute of Child Health

The Canadian Institute of Child Health (CICH) is a national non-profit organization, founded in 1977 to promote the health and well-being of all children and youth in Canada. CICH has published three hard copy editions of The Profile and is the lead coordinating organization of this on-line version.

Featured Data 3.6.14 Parental rating of child’s health as “very good” or “excellent”, children 0 to 7 years

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Our communities, our youth: The health of homeless and street-involved youth in BC

Posted under Resources and Publications on 11/8/15

“Homeless and street-involved youth are among the most vulnerable populations in Canada and experience significant health inequities. The 2014 Homeless and Street-Involved Youth Survey (HSIYS) captured information from youth living in 13 diverse communities across British Columbia between October 2014 and January 2015.”

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