Children who experience disadvantaged conditions are more vulnerable in all areas of their early development. Developmental vulnerability is assessed by the Early Development Instrument and reflects children whose skills and behaviours are below the levels exhibited by most of their peers
In November 2017, The Trailer opened in Ottawa, Canada and tracks client use, overdose treatment and overdoses reversed. We analyzed data collected between November 2017 and August 2018. During peak hours, demand for services consistently exceeded The Trailer’s capacity.
opioid- and other drug-related overdose deaths have increased sharply and become a significant cause of mortality in Canada. In response, local governments, provinces, and territories have implemented a variety of interventions and the Government of Canada has committed to a targeted public...
This article highlights initiatives undertaken by federal partners to address the opioid crisis in Canada. The need for novel surveillance approaches that improve the collection and harmonization of drug-related data is also discussed.
This Executive Summary provides an overview of the key findings from CARSS, summarizes the current state of surveillance on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and antimicrobial use (AMU), and describes next steps.
"4 million Canadians get sick each year from contaminated food. Over 11,500 hospitalizations and 240 deaths occur each year due to food-related illnesses. Numbers includes both estimates for 30 foodborne pathogens and unknown causes of acute gastrointestinal illness.