Public Health Agency of Canada

The Public Health Agency of Canada empowers Canadians to improve their health. In partnership with others, its activities focus on preventing disease and injuries, promoting good physical and mental health, and providing information to support informed decision making. It values scientific excellence and provides national leadership in response to public health threats.

We are a federal institution that is part of the Health portfolio.

Latest News


Symptoms, risks and treatment of measles

Vaccines for children

Vaccine safety and side effects

Corporate information


The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor

Minister of Health


Dr. Theresa Tam

Chief Public Health Officer of Canada and Interim President

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