Published on April 15, 2024
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Ottawa (April 15, 2024) Advance Care Planning (ACP) Canada an initiative spearheaded by the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association (CHPCA), today announced ACP Canada will participate in the Public Health 2024 conference as an exhibitor.

Taking place April 23-25 at the Halifax Convention Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Public Health 2024 is the national conference where public health professionals, researchers, policymakers, academics, students and trainees come together to strengthen efforts to improve health and well-being, to share the latest research and information, to promote best practices and to advocate for public health issues and policies grounded in research.

Having attended Public Health 2024, participants will be better prepared to:

  • articulate the status of public health evidence, research, policy and practice.
  • identify public health challenges and related solutions, trends, emerging issues, and gaps.
  • utilize effective evidence-based public health programs, practices, structures, and systems; and
  • identify strategies for knowledge translation and exchange.

Conference attendees can visit the Advance Care Planning Canada team at booth #22 in the exhibition space. There, visitors can learn more about advance care planning, including what it is, why it’s important, sign up for the quarterly newsletter, and pre-order the newly revamped national “My Advance Care Planning Guidebook”.


About Advance Care Planning Canada: 

The national Advance Care Planning (ACP) Canada initiative is led by the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association (CHPCA) with a financial contribution from Health Canada. The initiative aims to help people living in Canada prepare for their future and personal health care. ACP Canada runs an annual ACP Day campaign on April 16th. Visit to find out how you can participate.

About CHPCA: 

The Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association (CHPCA) is the national voice for hospice palliative care in Canada. CHPCA is dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in hospice palliative care and provides leadership on advocacy, education, research, and knowledge translation to ensure that everyone in Canada has access to high-quality hospice palliative care. CHPCA operates in close partnership with provincial hospice palliative care organizations and other national organizations to strengthen the accessibility and quality of palliative care provided across Canada. Visit to find out more.


For more information, please contact:

Tara Landry

Communications Officer

[email protected]