Population Health Surveillance

Surveillance is the ongoing collection, collation and analysis of data and the timely communication of this information so that action can be taken.

Major initiatives

Major initiatives include:

  • Ongoing epidemiological support for outbreak investigations;
  • Developing a chronic disease surveillance strategy;
  • Population-based surveillance reports;
  • Capacity building and development of team members;
  • Teaching and training of graduate students, medical residents and field epidemiologist training recruits from the Canadian Field Epidemiology Program (Public Health Agency of Canada); and
  • Applied public health research.  

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