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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2017 CFID Awards Announced

CFID is pleased to announce recipients of the following awards for the 2017 Competition:

   • AMMI Canada Medical Student Research Awards
   • CFID Undergraduate Summer Research Award
   • Dr. Juan A. Embil Trainee Award for Excellence in Infectious Diseases Research
   • Dr. John M. Embil Mentorship Award in Infectious Diseases
   • CFID Safe Drinking Water Pilot Project Grant


Third CFID Bug Run

Join your colleagues, friends, competitors or just challenge yourself to a 5K Bug Run/Walk sponsored by the Canadian Foundation for Infectious Diseases during the AMMI Canada/CACMID Annual Conference in Toronto, Saturday May 6, 2017. Look for upcoming announcement of registration information here.

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