Disease and conditions – Health information

Information is often your best defense against diseases and conditions. Alberta Health produces general and specific information about a variety of infectious diseases. 

  1. Addiction and Mental Health 
  2. BSE / vCJD
  3. Brucellosis
  4. Coronavirus
  5. Diabetes
  6. Foodborne Illnesses, Common  
  7. Haemolytic Uraemic Syndrome (HUS)
  8. Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome
  9. Hepatitis
  10. HIV Infection / AIDS
  11. Influenza (seasonal, avian, self-care, pandemic plan)
  12. Lyme Disease – Ticks and Tick Surveillance
  13. Mumps
  14. MRSA (Community Associated)
  15. Norovirus / Norwalk-like virus
  16. Sexually Transmitted Infections
  17. Tuberculosis (TB)
  18. West Nile Virus

Vaccine preventable diseases

Vaccines are successful in decreasing the incidence of disease. Many of the once common and deadly vaccine-preventable diseases are now controlled and covered in the comprehensive Alberta Immunization Program. These include: Chickenpox, Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis, Polio, Haemophilus Influenza type b, Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Pneumococcal Disease and Meningococcal Disease.