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CFID is a registered charity dedicated to improving the health and safety of Canadians and people worldwide through the support of research and dissemination of knowledge in infectious diseases.

We work closely with the Association of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Disease Canada (AMMI Canada) and other strategic partners.


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What's Hot in Infectious Diseases & Quality Improvement 2017? Download presentations .....

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Canadian Integrated Programs for Antimicrobial Resistance and Stewardship Learn more .....

Trainee Resources 2017 Learn more ..... How to: Write a Research Paper, Prepare Your CV, Give a Presentation

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2018 CFID Awards Competition

CFID is pleased to announce the following awards competition for 2018:
   - Application deadline - Jan 29, 2018
   - Competition results - Feb 26, 2018


   • AMMI Canada Medical Student Research Awards EnglishFrench
     - Download application form English  French


   • CFID Undergraduate Summer Research Awards EnglishFrench
     - Download application form English  French


   • Dr. Juan A. Embil Trainee Award for Excellence in Infectious Diseases Research: English French


   • Dr. John M. Embil Mentorship Award in Infectious Diseases: English;   French


   • CFID Safe Drinking Water Project Grant: English;   French

The Untold Story of the Canadian National Microbiology Laboratory

Dr. Francis A. Plummer, Professor Emeritus of Medicine and Medical Microbiology at the University of Manitoba, and recipient of the 2016 Canada Gairdner Wightman Award, gave this inspirational presentaton about emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases and important innovations of the National Microbiology Laboratory during his tenure as its director. His lecture was delivered at the University of British Columbia on October 24, 2016. Download

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