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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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TRAINEE RESOURCES

‹New!› These helpful talks were presented on Trainees' Day at the 2015 AMMI-Canada/CACMID Conference, April 15, 2015, in Charlottetown, PEI.

      •  Finding a Job that Makes Us Happy - Is it really that hard? (Dr. Alexander Wong, University of Saskatchewan) download

      •  Mentoring in Medicine (Dr. Penny Barnes, Dalhousie University) download

      •  Human Resource Management - the Good, the Bad, and the Awkward (Dr. Cheryl Main, McMaster University) download


RECENT CANADIAN GUIDELINES:

      •  Choosing Wisely Canada: Top 5 list in Infectious Diseases (2016)   download

      •  Canadian Recommendations for the Prevention and Treatment of Zika Virus (Mar 24, 2016)   download

      •  Update on Influenza Antiviral Drug Treatment and Prophylaxis for the 2015-2016 Influenza Season download

      •  An Update on the Management of Chronic Hepatitis C - 2015 Consensus Guidelines from the Canadian Association for the Study of the Liver   download

      •  Guidance on the use of antiviral drugs for influenza in acute care facilities in Canada 2014-2015   download

      •  Guidance for practitioners on the use of antiviral drugs to control influenza outbreaks in long-term care facilities in Canada, 2014-2015   download

      •  Canadian Ebola Clinical Care Guidelines, revised Oct 28, 2014   download

      •  CIHR Canadian HIV Trials Network: Management and Treatment of HIV and Hepatitis-C Coinfection in Adults, CJIDMM 24:217, 2013 download

      •  Canadian Thoracic Society: Canadian Tuberculosis Standards, 7th Edition, 2013. Can Resp J, vol 20 (Suppl A), 2013  download

      •  Public Health Agency of Canada: Primary Care Management of Hepatitis B - Quick Reference, 2013
          –  English
          –  French


‹New!› COMBATING ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE: HOW DOES CANADA PERFORM AMONG G7 COUNTRIES?

•  The World Health Organization Global Action Plan Against Antimicrobial Resistance was adopted during the G7-Summit held in Elmau, June 2015. This report outlines examples of "best-practice" national strategies developed by the participating countries.   read more ...


‹New!› CANADIAN PUBLIC HEALTH LABORATORY NETWORK (CPHLN)

Voluntary Reporting of Carbapenamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae: 2008-2014

  •  Dr. Michael Mulvey, National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada (Uploaded May 6, 2015)  download


‹New!› CANADIAN ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE SURVEILLANCE SYSTEM - 2015 download PDF


SURVEILLANCE OF ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE AND ANTIMICROBIAL UTILIZATION IN CANADA

  •  Prepared for the National Collaborating Centre for Infectious Diseases by the Association of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Disease (AMMI) Canada - June 2014  read more ...


DO BUGS NEED DRUGS?

  •  A Community Program for Wise Use of Antibiotics in Alberta and British Columbia  read more ...


ANTIMICROBIAL STEWARDSHIP PROGRAM AT ST. PAUL'S HOSPITAL

  •  Annual Report 2014-15

  •  Annual Report 2013-14


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