Office of the Chief Provincial Public Health Officer

The main functions of the Deputy and Chief Provincial Public Health Officers are:
  • To monitor and report on the health status of Manitobans.
  • To support government departments and other partners to improve the overall health of Manitobans and reduce health disparities.
  • To take appropriate action consistent with the powers and responsibilities described for the Chief Provincial Public Health Officer (CPPHO) in the Public Health Act.
  • To advance public health knowledge and capacity.