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Canadian Public Health Association

Control of infectious diseases

doctor with protective mask

There are many different infectious diseases -- from anthrax to West Nile virus -- and controlling their spread has been a fundamental goal since the beginning of public health in Canada.  We are focusing on venereal diseases, HIV/AIDS, polio and tuberculosis to illustrate just a few of our historic achievements and the ongoing fight against infectious diseases across the country and around the world.

Features

Milestones

Polio

Tuberculosis