Mandate: The Quarantine and Migration Health Program (QMHP) implements the Canadian Quarantine Act and Regulations , and the World Health Organization's (WHO) International Health Regulations. QMHP helps protect Canadians from the importation of dangerous and infectious diseases which might pose a threat to public health, through the international movements of persons, goods, and conveyances (air planes, trains, buses, automobiles, ships, boats, etc.)
To safeguard the health of Canadians, QMHP coordinates Canada's response to outbreaks of international disease. QMHP can implement contingency plans and other emergency measures developed with public and private sector partners.
QMHP also provides Border Health Security Training for other Federal Government Departments.