CFID works with strategic partners and supporters to hasten
the discovery of innovative solutions to better understand,
diagnose, prevent, control and treat existing and
emerging infectious diseases that threaten our good health.

What We Do

We are dedicated to the advancement of knowledge in Infectious Diseases through research, education and advocacy. We support the research, education and advocacy missions of our professional organizations such as the Association of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Disease Canada (AMMI Canada), Canadian Association for Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CACMID), and the Community and Hospital Infection Control Association Canada (CHICA Canada).

Our major activities include:

  • Fund-raising to support our mission and goals
  • Promote knowledge translation and dissemination
  • Fund innovative research
  • Educate through lectures, seminars and webinars
  • Interact with the public through education and advocay
  • Attract and retain new investigators within the field
  • Mentor and support students and trainees who are our future
  • Cooperate with other organizations who share our common goals

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