Health system and services

Learn about Canada's health care system and services. This includes health cards, primary health care, hospital and continuing care, funding and coverage for pharmaceuticals.

Services and information

Health cards

Discover information about health care card services and benefits. Find out how to apply for a health card in your province or territory.

Health care system

Find out about our health care system, including the role of provinces and territories. Also find information on the types of care available and coverage for pharmaceuticals.

Health services

Explore all the health-related services and benefits offered in Canada.


Access information on funding programs that help maintain and improve Canada's health care system. Also find grant and contribution funding opportunities.


Get information on careers and professional development, hazardous materials, and health and safety training in the workplace and school programs.


Find information on public consultations conducted by the government on health-related topics.

External Advisory Bodies

Find information about Health Canada's external advisory bodies.

Calendar of health promotion days

The calendar features health awareness days, weeks and months.


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