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    Stroke in Canada - Infographic

    A stroke is a sudden loss of brain function caused by a sudden brain blood vessel blockage (ischemic stroke) or rupture (hemorrhagic stroke). Ischemic stroke is the most common type of stroke.
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    Dementia in Canada - Infographic

    Dementia is the loss of mental function affecting daily activities, caused by brain diseases and brain injuries. Alzheimer's disease is the most common cause of dementia.
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    Multiple Sclerosis in Canada - Infographic

    Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a disease of the central nervous system (CNS). The immune system attacks myelin (protective covering of the nerves) in the brain, spinal cord, and optic nerves, which disrupts communication between the CNS and the rest of the body.
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    Canadian Hospitals Injury Reporting and Prevention Program (CHIRPP) – infogra...

    A system to track injuries and poisonings in emergency departments Injuries cause many deaths and hospital visits in Canada. We can predict and prevent most injuries. CHIRPP plays an important role in helping to reduce the number and severity of injuries in Canada.
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    Vol 38, No 9, September 2018 - Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Preventio...

    Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention in Canada: Research, Policy and Practice(the HPCDP Journal) is the monthly, online scientific journal of the Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention Branch of the Public Health Agency of Canada. The journal publishes articles on disease...
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    CCDR: Volume 43-1, January 5, 2017: Enteric disease outbreaks

    The Canada Communicable Disease Report is a bilingual, open-access, peer-reviewed journal on the prevention and control of emerging and persistent infectious diseases.
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    CCDR: Volume 43-3/4, March 2, 2017: Tuberculosis (TB)

    The Canada Communicable Disease Report is a bilingual, open-access, peer-reviewed journal on the prevention and control of emerging and persistent infectious diseases.
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    CCDR: Volume 43-6, June 1, 2017: Indigenous health

    The Canada Communicable Disease Report is a bilingual, open-access, peer-reviewed journal on the prevention and control of emerging and persistent infectious diseases.
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    CCDR: Volume 43-5, May 4, 2017: Implementation science

    The Canada Communicable Disease Report is a bilingual, open-access, peer-reviewed journal on the prevention and control of emerging and persistent infectious diseases.
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    Vol 38, No 11, November 2018 - Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Preventio...

    Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention in Canada: Research, Policy and Practice(the HPCDP Journal) is the monthly, online scientific journal of the Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention Branch of the Public Health Agency of Canada. The journal publishes articles on disease...
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    CCDR: Volume 43-10, October 5, 2017: Emerging infections

    The Canada Communicable Disease Report is a bilingual, open-access, peer-reviewed journal on the prevention and control of emerging and persistent infectious diseases.
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    CCDR: Volume 43-9, September 7, 2017: Scientific writing

    The Canada Communicable Disease Report is a bilingual, open-access, peer-reviewed journal on the prevention and control of emerging and persistent infectious diseases.
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    Guidance: Infection Prevention and Control Measures for Healthcare Workers in...

    "Gram-negative bacilli commonly encountered in healthcare settings include species such as Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Acinetobacter spp. and Stenotrophomonas maltophilia, and species belonging to the Enterobacteriaceae family, such as Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae, and Enterobacter...
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    Emergency department presentations for hoverboard-related injuries: the elect...

    The Canadian Hospitals Injury Reporting and Prevention Program (CHIRPP) is an emergency department–based injury and poisoning surveillance system established in 1990 in response to the need for enhanced and timelier injury surveillance information in Canada. The CHIRPP currently operates in 11...
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    Guidance: Infection Prevention and Control Measures for Healthcare Workers in...

    "Seasonal influenza, a respiratory infection caused by the influenza virus is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality, especially in individuals who are at the extremes of age, pregnant, immune compromised, or have chronic underlying disease. Morbidity and hospitalization rates for...
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    CCDR: Volume 44-10, October 4, 2018: Climate change and Lyme disease

    The Canada Communicable Disease Report (CCDR) is a bilingual, peer-reviewed, open-access, online scientific journal published by the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC). It provides timely, authoritative and practical information on infectious diseases to clinicians, public health...
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