Communicable Diseases and Emergency Preparedness and Response

We provide scientific and technical support to prevent and control infectious diseases and respond to other public health emergencies.

We use the latest evidence to advance knowledge and guide practice. We leverage surveillance data to monitor and respond to diseases in our population and to monitor vaccine safety and coverage.

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Chief, Communicable Diseases, Emergency Preparedness and Response

Medical Director

Consultant Physician

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PHO Rounds: PIDAC’s Interim Guide for Infection Prevention and Control of Candida auris

Candida auris (C. auris) is an emerging fungal pathogen capable of causing invasive disease, particularly in critically ill patient populations. 

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Updated 12 April 2019