About Us


Improving cardiovascular health and care of Nova Scotians. 


Our vision for cardiovascular health for Nova Scotia is that it be:

  • Comprehensive
  • Focused on the Determinants of Health
  • Multisectoral
  • Integrated
  • Accessible
  • High Quality
  • Multidisciplinary
  • Outcomes-focused, Evidence-based 


The following values guide the program:

  • People
  • Community-Based
  • Excellence
  • Innovation
  • Accountability
  • Collaboration
  • Integrity 


  • Promote accessible, comprehensive, high quality cardiovascular care through collaborative development of standards and service delivery models.
  • Work with partners on initiatives to reduce the risk and burden of cardiovascular disease.
  • Promote the ongoing development of cardiovascular health service providers.
  • Provide leadership in monitoring, reporting, and recommending improvements to cardiovascular health promotion and health care.