AMMI Canada is the national specialty association that represents physicians, clinical microbiologists and researchers specializing in the fields of medical microbiology and infectious diseases.
Through promotion of the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of human infectious diseases and by our involvement in education, research, clinical practice and advocacy, AMMI Canada aims to serve and educate the public and also to enhance the career opportunities of its members through professional development and advocacy initiatives.
Fewer infections. Fewer outbreaks. Healthy Canadians.
Moins d’infections. Moins d’ éclosions. Canadiens en santé.
We advance the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of infections.
Nous faisons progresser la prévention, le diagnostic et le traitement des infections.
Strategic Planning Goals and Initiatives
Antimicrobial Stewardship and Resistance
The goal is to reduce the incidence and prevalence of antimicrobial-resistant microorganisms through strategies that monitor antimicrobial resistance and improve antimicrobial use.
Infection Prevention and Control
The goal is to reduce the impact of healthcare-associated infections through infection prevention and control.
Education and Knowledge Translation
The goal is to reduce the impact of infections and antimicrobial resistance through guideline development, networking, and education.
The goal is to support efforts to reduce the impact of infectious diseases world-wide, achieved by equitable access to health care and immunization, through advocacy and strategic collaboration.
Human Health Resources Planning
The goal is to ensure the sustainability of clinical microbiology, infectious diseases, and medical microbiology in Canada.
The goal is to promote and support research in infectious diseases and microbiology in Canada.