How we make a difference

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 .....

Recent Canadian Guidelines and Position Statements Learn more .....

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

Do Bugs Need Drugs Learn more .....

Canadian Nosocomial Infection Surveillance Program    Learn more .....

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2018 CFID Awards - Winners Announced

CFID is pleased to announce winners of the 2018 Awards Competition Read more ...


   • AMMI Canada Medical Student Research Awards


   • CFID Undergraduate Summer Research Awards


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


   • Dr. John M. Embil Mentorship Award in Infectious Diseases


   • CFID Safe Drinking Water Project Grant

Professional Development Workshop for Canadian Virologists

CAHR and CFID are pleased to announce that registration is now open for the Professional Development Workshop for Canadian Virologists. This mid-career focussed workshop will cover a range of topics including: grant writing, success in securing funding, mentorship, leadership, academic promotion, knowledge translation, interacting with the media, applying for and managing research centres, research program financial management, etc. For details, read here.

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