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Immune Deficiency Foundation (IDF)
A nonprofit US-based organization dedicated to improving the treatment of the primary immune deficiency diseases through research and education.
Information about lupus, including articles from the Lupus Canada newsletter.
Canadian Coalition for Immunization Awareness & Promotion (CCIAP)
The CCIAP is a coalition of national organizations committed to promotion and education on immunization.
Immunization and Vaccines / Immunisation et vaccins
Includes Canadian Immunization Guide, immunization schedules, vaccine safety, vaccine preventable diseases, travel vaccines, and links to many fact sheets, publications and organizations.
(A Mount Sinai Hospital Centre of Excellence)
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Resources compiled by the NICU includes many of the information sheets from the new parent binder "Me and My Baby."
This page provides information about newborn hearing screening, hearing assessment, family support services and communication development options.
Information Brochures, Mount Sinai Hospital
Patient information brochures on infectious disease and infection control.
Canada Communicable Disease Report / Relevé des maladies transmissibles
This weekly publication, which presents information on infectious and other diseases, is available online from 1995 to the present.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
This website offers tips for travellers' health, news updates and reports on the spread of dangerous diseases. If you need to know which countries not to visit because of the latest Ebola, cholera, or SARS outbreak then this site is extremely helpful. You can also browse interesting primers.
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
The Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of Canada (CCFC) is aiming at raising awareness about Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis by educating people with IBD, their families, health professionals and the general public about these disease. CCFC provides brochures, holds education events and information sessions on IBD.
Information sheet provided by Canadian Medical Association, includes general facts. causes, symptoms and complications, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of Ulcerative Colitis.
KidsHealth – Information on Inflammatory Bowel Disease. KidsHealth provides families with perspective, advice, and comfort about a wide range of physical, emotional, and behavioural issues that affect children and teens. IBD information are delivered sections for parents, for kids, for teens, and for educators.
General information on the H1N1 Flu from the Public Health Agency of Canada
Avian Influenza (Bird Flu)
This webpage from the Centers for Disease Control (U.S.) provides background information about avian influenza, including recent outbreaks, the viruses, and the risk to human health.
Summarizes influenza surveillance activities in Canada. The site provides general information about influenza, statistics on flu in Canada over the past few years, and vaccination information. The site also includes information about the avian flu (H5N1).