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IPAC Canada – the smart way to advance infection prevention and control best practice every day.

Welcome to IPAC Canada*

*Google Translate provides 'IAPC Canada' as the acronym which is used throughout this French website. The true acronym is 'PCI Canada'; however, the website translation cannot be changed.

IPAC Canada is a multidisciplinary member-based association committed to public wellness and safety by advocating for best practices in infection prevention and control in all settings.

Latest News and Events

Employment Opportunity Arnprior Regional Health, Ontario is seeking a part-time Infection Prevention and Control Coordinator. Job Description and Application Criteria
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Second Webinar Added! Webinar on the new CSA Draft Standard Z317.12: Cleaning & Disinfection of Healthcare Facilities Registration is now open for the second offering on August 15th 13:30 ET via the orange 'CSA Webinar' button on the IPAC Canada home page. This webinar will provide the opportunity for a Q&A on the new CSA standard.  The webinar is open to members and any of their colleagues they wish to invite to this important session.  Please also invite those in your facilities who are responsible for environmental cleaning and disinfection.   Preregistration via the IPAC Canada website is required. Log in information will be provided at a later date.   Prior to the webinar, please
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WHO Survey on IPAC programs in Canada The World Health Organization (WHO) has launched a global survey on the current level of progress of infection prevention and control (IPC) programs and hand hygiene activities in health care facilities (acute-care hospitals). These surveys will close August 31, 2019. CNISP is encouraging all Canadian acute-care hospitals to participate. The WHO has created a national link for Canada. By your hospital using this link to access the surveys, WHO will send the data from all Canadian acute-care hospitals that participated back to PHAC/CNISP. As a result we will be able to gain a better
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Invitation for Public Review - CSA Standard Z317.12 CSA invites public review of the new standard on cleaning and disinfection of healthcare facilities including, but not limited to, inpatient or outpatient services.  The review page and instruction for providing comments: click here   Deadline for providing comments to CSA:  August 21, 2019
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Other News
Webinar -Enhanced Surveillance of Antimicrobial-Resistant Gonorrhea (ESAG): Results from 2014 and 2015
Communications to Ministers of Health
CSA Z317.2 Special requirements for heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems in health care facilities
CNISP Summary Report on HAI, AMR and AMU
Board of Directors -Election Results
2019 Ecolab NICW Poster Available Now
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