French Courses and Medical Lexicon

In order to facilitate relations between health professionals and people, we identified several linguistic tools to help you better communicate your needs and concerns. Those tools may also serve as a reference for health and social services professionals in their practice. Do not hesitate to recommend them during your consultations!

To access the tools, click on the title of the resource or relevant tool.

Also, Canadian agencies for health and safety offer information Websites in both official languages. You can visit those websites just for reference if needed.

Canadian Food Inspection Agency
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) provides all federal inspection related to the following: food; animal health; plant protection.

Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA)
The Health Canada Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) is responsible for pesticide regulation in Canada.

Public Health Agency of Canada
The Public Health Agency of Canada Website includes Travel Health Notices, Skills Enhancement for Public Health for health professionals, and a section about Best Practices in Health Promotion. This Website is a major starting point for health research.

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) is a Canadian federal government agency. With a vision of eliminating all Canadian work-related illnesses and injuries.

Environment Canada
Information about air quality standards, how to keep water clean and safe, pollution and a number of issues which relate to health.

Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) is responsible for funding health research in Canada. Their mission is to excel in the creation of new knowledge about health and their implementation in the real world in order to improve the health of Canadians, provide more effective health services and products, and help strengthen the healthcare system in Canada.

Canadian Health Portal
This Website provides a whole range of information to help you prevent diseases and make healthy choices for you and your community. A Public Health Agency of Canada Website.

Centres of Excellence
Click on section THE NETWORKS. The Centres of Excellence bring together partners from the academic, industry, public and non-profit sectors to help turn Canadian research and entrepreneurial talent into economic and social benefits for all Canadians.

Human Resources and Skills Development Canada
This Agency is responsible for social well-being (our quality of life, our ways to support vulnerable citizens and to ensure equality of opportunity for all.

Health Canada
Health Canada is responsible for helping Canadians maintain and improve their health.

Public Safety is the ultimate Website to get information about safety and security services in Canada. The Website organization by subjects allows you to intuitively find what you are looking for with ease!

Service Canada
Service Canada brings federal services and benefits together to allow Canadians to easily obtain the help they need through a One-Stop access centre.

Other recommended bilingual paragovernmental Website:

Canadian Women’s Health Network

Visit the Virtual Resources section on our Website for more useful links.

Certaines activités du réseau Partenariat communauté en santé sont rendues possibles grâce à une contribution financière de Santé Canada.