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"FluWatch is Canada's national surveillance system that monitors the spread of influenza and influenza-like illnesses on an ongoing basis.

FluWatch reports, posted every Friday, contain information on flu activity in Canada.

The FluWatch program consists of a network of labs, hospitals, doctor's offices and provincial and territorial ministries of health. Program objectives are:

  • DETECT: Identify signals to detect, assess and respond to epidemics and other events of public health concern.
  • INFORM: Contribute to the evidence base necessary to plan, develop and implement health programs and policies for the control of influenza.
  • ENABLE: Support national infrastructure for influenza surveillance, including national and international collaborations related to surveillance and pandemic response.

FluWatch consists of seven surveillance systems components and together they provide a national picture of influenza activity in Canada". - Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC)

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Monitoring and Surveillance,Vaccine Preventable Disease Surveillance,National Surveillance,Communicable Diseases,Vaccine Preventable Diseases,Influenza Monitoring and Surveillance
Vaccine Preventable Disease Surveillance
National Surveillance
Communicable Diseases
Vaccine Preventable Diseases


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