Mining Association of Canada | 2023 Report

The Mining Association of Canada | The Canadian Mining Story: Economic Impacts and Drivers for the Global Energy Transition 2023 43 Healthcare Metal-based compounds are crucial to the diagnosis and treatment of disease. From the use of uranium in medical isotopes to zinc’s a role in preventing the spread of illness through its use in disinfectants to nickel being used in surgical devices, mining unquestionably plays a critical role in global healthcare. PRODUCTS THAT RELY ON MINING