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Government of Canada hosts roundtable discussion to advance Canada’s work on antimicrobial resistance

Today, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, met with leaders representing human and animal health organizations to discuss the Government of Canada’s plan for combatting antimicrobial resistance (AMR). Like this:Like Loading…Public Health Updates

FluWatch report: March 15 to 21, 2015 (Week 11)

The majority of influenza activity is occurring in the Central and Atlantic provinces. Like this:Like Loading…Public Health Updates

Respiratory Virus Detections/Isolations in Canada, Week 11 ending March 21, 2015

The Respiratory Virus Detection Surveillance System collects data from select laboratories across Canada on the number of tests performed and the number of tests positive for influenza and other respiratory viruses. Data are reported on a weekly basis year-round to the Centre for Immunization and Respiratory Infectious Diseases (CIRID), Public Health Agency of Canada. Like … Continue reading »

National Standards for Immunization Coverage Assessment: Recommendations from the Canadian Immunization Registry Network

Across Canada, publicly-funded immunization programs are provided for the routine administration of childhood vaccines against diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus, poliomyelitis, Haemophilus influenzae type b, measles, mumps, rubella, and hepatitis B infection. Like this:Like Loading…Public Health Updates

Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention in Canada: Research, Policy and Practice – Volume 35 · Number 1 · March 2015

Inside this issue Editorial – Mobilizing Evidence for Impact: From CDIC to Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention Like this:Like Loading…Public Health Updates

Measles and Rubella Weekly Monitoring Report – Week 10, 2015: March 08 to March 14, 2015

In Canada, 17 new cases of measles were reported during week 10, by Ontario (n=1) and by Quebec (n=16). Like this:Like Loading…Public Health Updates

Completed Access to Information Requests: February 2015

Completed Access to Information Requests: February 2015 Like this:Like Loading…Public Health Updates

World Tuberculosis Day

Every year on March 24th, we recognize World Tuberculosis (TB) Day to raise awareness of TB in Canada and around the world. TB is preventable and curable, yet it remains one of the most common infectious diseases worldwide. In 2013, there were an estimated 9 million cases of TB and 1.5 million TB-related deaths worldwide. … Continue reading »

Tuberculosis in Canada 2013 – Pre-Release

In Canada, active tuberculosis (TB) disease is monitored at the federal level using the Canadian Tuberculosis Reporting System (CTBRS), a case-based surveillance system that maintains selected non-nominal data on people diagnosed with active TB disease. Provincial and territorial public health authorities voluntarily submit data on TB cases that meet the case definition for national-level surveillance … Continue reading »

FluWatch report: March 8 to 14, 2015 (Week 10)

Elevated influenza activity was mostly reported in the Central and Atlantic provinces and in a few regions in the Western provinces. Widespread activity was reported in regions in Quebec and Newfoundland and Labrador. Like this:Like Loading…Public Health Updates

Cholera in Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti and Mexico

In recent years, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti and Mexico have reported cases of cholera. No new cases of cholera have been reported in Cuba since September 2014. However, in January 2015, Canada reported a case of cholera in a traveller who returned from a trip to Cuba. Like this:Like Loading…Public Health Updates

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV)

Since April 2012, cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) have been identified in the following countries in the Middle East: Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Kuwait, Yemen, Lebanon and Iran. Like this:Like Loading…Public Health Updates

Ebola virus disease in Sierra Leone

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the outbreak of Ebola virus disease in West Africa a public health emergency that requires a coordinated international response to stop the spread. Like this:Like Loading…Public Health Updates

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