How we make a difference

CFID is a registered charity dedicated to improving the health and safety of Canadians and people worldwide through the support of research and dissemination of knowledge in infectious diseases.

We work closely with the Association of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Disease Canada (AMMI Canada) and other strategic partners.


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Latest News

2014 CFID Awards Results Announced
  •Juan A. Embil Trainee Award
  •John M. Embil Mentorship Award
  •Summer Research Studentship Awards
  •CFID Safe Water Pilot Grant Award
    What's Hot in Infectious Diseases and Diagnostic Microbiology?

       • Gateway to Canadian Resources
         - A New CFID Initiative learn more

       • 2014 AMMI Canada/CACMID Conference
         - Selected Plenary Presentations learn more

       • Dr. King K. Holmes, recipient of the 2013 Canada Gairdner Global Health Award, discussed "Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI): Major Progress, Current Challenges and Future Opportunities" - download presentation

       • Dr. Linda Hoang, Head of Public Health Advanced Bacteriology & Mycology Program, BC Centre for Disease Control, discussed "Carbapenemase-producing Organisms: How BC Fairs Amidst Global Emergence?"
         - download presentation

CFID Supported Research
     - current activities
Update on emerging respiratory viruses - H7N9 and MERS-CoV (prepared by BCCDC):
  •  Summary for April 7, 2014
  •  H7N9 figures (April 7, 2014)
  •  MERS-CoV figures (April 7, 2014)

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