Newfoundland and Labrador Chronic Disease Surveillance System (NCDSS)


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The Canadian Chronic Disease Surveillance System (CCDSS) is a network of provincial and territorial chronic disease surveillance systems that submit aggregate data to the Public Health Agency of Canada for national reporting. The NL component (NCDSS) was developed and is maintained by NLCHI. It is a composite database that links records from the MCP Beneficiary Registration and MCP Fee-for-Service Physician Claims Databases and the Clinical Database Management System. The system tracks prevalence, incidence, co-morbidities, and health service utilization of individuals with select chronic diseases in the province such as Asthma/COPD, diabetes, heart failure, hypertension, IHD/AMI, stroke, and certain mental illness.

Additional information

File Years

1995/96 to 2016/2017


Annual (active)


Approximately 18 months after the end of the fiscal year.