Healthy Together Now is a community-led, regionally coordinated and government supported, grassroots program to help prevent chronic disease in Manitoba. Projects are planned and led by individual communities while the Manitoba government and regional health authorities provide funding, support and training. The program operates in five regional health authorities and targets Manitobans who are most at risk for chronic disease in rural, urban, First Nations and MĂ©tis communities.Program goals include:

  • supporting communities that lead prevention activities
  • encouraging organizations, communities, regions and governments to work together to help prevent chronic disease
  • building on and blending with existing prevention programs, and developing new ones
  • increasing communities’ knowledge and ability to run prevention programs for a variety of chronic diseases