Public Health Agency of Canada – Working for Canadians

Working for Canadians

A new online space where you will find stories on how PHAC is tackling serious public health issues to keep Canadians safe and healthy.

In this issue, learn more about some of the incredible women in science who are on the leading edge of public health.

Translating stats into stories to assess the health of Canadians

Meet Marie DesMeules, a social scientist who uses data to determine why some people are healthier than others.

Women in Science

On the front lines of public health in Canada. Read about some of PHAC's nurses who are working to keep Canadians safe from public health risks.

Tick-Tock: Time is of the essence with Lyme disease and climate change

Lyme disease is on the rise in Canada. Discover why climate change is contributing to the surge in cases of this tick-borne infection.

Lyme disease video: Enjoy the outdoors, without a tick

The best way to protect yourself against Lyme disease is to avoid tick bites. Watch this video to find out how to protect yourself and your family.

Lyme disease

Learn how to recognize, treat and prevent Lyme disease.


Lyme disease awareness resources

Protect your loved ones from tick bites and Lyme disease. Share these resources today!

National Microbiology Lab

Take a look inside Public Health Agency of Canada's world-class research facility and see how its scientists confront public health threats such as Ebola, Zika and SARS.

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