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Canada Firmly Committed to Global Health Security

December 13, 2013

Public Health Agency in Canada – Today, at the fourteenth Global Health Security Initiative (GHSI) Ministerial Meeting in Rome, Italy, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, confirmed Canada’s commitment as an active partner in preparedness and response efforts to address global threats to public health.

Joined by other G7 countries, Mexico, the European Commission and the World Health Organization, Canada took part in a fruitful meeting and discussion on several threats to health security that have an impact on the global community.

“Our Government is committed to protecting the health and safety of Canadians by sharing Canada’s expertise with global health experts,” said Minister Ambrose. “International collaborations such as the Global Health Security Initiative help Canada stay ahead of emerging public health threats and respond more effectively when epidemics emerge.”

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