Public Health Agency of Canada

The Public Health Agency of Canada is part of the federal health portfolio. Its activities focus on preventing disease and injuries, responding to public health threats, promoting good physical and mental health, and providing information to support informed decision making.


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COVID-19: From risk to resilience

CPHO Report on the State of Public Health in Canada 2020

What we are doing

Corporate information


The Honourable Patty Hajdu

Minister of Health


Dr. Theresa Tam

Chief Public Health Officer of Canada


Iain Stewart
Iain Stewart

President of the Public Health Agency of Canada


Kathy Thompson
Kathy Thompson

Executive Vice-President of the Public Health Agency of Canada

Together, let’s stop HIV stigma

Personal testimonials of people living with HIV who have learned to embrace life more fully because of U = U (Undetectable = Untransmittable).

Working for Canadians

Actions we are taking to keep Canadians safe and healthy

Science of Health blog

How the National Microbiology Laboratory tests for COVID-19

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