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Think upstream on pesticides
The wider environment is critical to human health. What are we putting into it? more
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Population growth is only part of our ecological problem
Population growth is a complex issue that is only partly responsible for this crisis — the solution is not just a matter of family planning. more
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Climate adaptation is critical for health, especially if you're poor
Adapting to climate change is a public health crisis — but also an opportunity. more
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Too little too late: Lisa's story
The evidence shows us undeniably that poverty and inequality are quite literally killing us. But it's the human stories between the data points that fuels this movement. read more and comment
We need saving, the Earth will survive
These days we often see environmentalism framed as an imperative to save the world from human activity. But Mother Earth will be just fine — it's humanity's health and survival that are at stake. read more and comment
The Next 150: Reconciliation and Health
For the better health of all of us, how do we get from colonialism to reconciliation, and what will that future look like? read more and comment
We're short on time for Reconciliation, but not on hope
For thousands of Canadians, colonization is the most significant determinant of health. read more and comment
UPSTREAM SOLUTIONS DON’T TREAT SYMPTOMS, THEY TREAT THE SOURCE.

Upstream is a movement to create a healthy society through evidence-based, people-centred ideas. We work to reframe public discourse around addressing the social determinants of health in order to build a healthier society.

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