Public Health Agency of Canada – Working for Canadians

Working for Canadians

A series on action we are taking to keep Canadians safe and healthy.

In this issue, learn how PHAC is raising employee awareness of Indigenous histories and culture to advance reconciliation with First Nations, Inuit and Métis.

Raising awareness of Indigenous histories and cultures to advance reconciliation at PHAC

The Indigenous Policy team is raising awareness of Indigenous cultures among staff, strengthening cultural competencies, and supporting respectful engagement with Indigenous peoples.

Opioid crisis: how improved surveillance is helping to shape the Government's response

Getting the right data means finding the right partners: learn how data produced through federal, provincial and territorial collaboration are informing Canada's response to the opioid crisis.

Footprints in the Snow: Mobilizing north to stop tuberculosis

Learn how the National Microbiology Laboratory's mobile clinic helps respond to the TB outbreak in Nunavut.

Immunization Promotion and Education: collaborating to increase vaccination rates

Immunizations help protect against flu and other illnesses. Hear from the team that shares vaccine facts with health providers, parents and kids about why vaccines are so important to the health of Canadians.

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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