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Big Data for Infectious Diseases Surveillance and the Potential Contribution to the Investigation of Foodborne Disease in Canada

Recognizing the potential of big data as “an untapped resource of evidence that may be used to inform policy and decision making”, NCCID commissioned a background paper to initiate discussion among Canadian public health professionals. The primary objective was to examine the potential for big data to inform public health policy for infectious disease management in Canada.

Published: 2017

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Project No. 332

Surveillance of Antimicrobial Resistance and Antimicrobial Utilization in Canada

This report assesses the current status of antimicrobial or antibiotic use in Canada. It also describes leading national and multinational programs from around the world.

Published: 2014

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Project No. 176