Join Immunize Canada in promoting NIAW April 20-27th
Recent outbreaks remind us that infectious diseases still pose a threat to our health. During National Immunization Awareness Week, Immunize Canada calls upon all Canadians to protect themselves and others by staying up to date with their immunizations. Vaccines are safe and effective, and protect individuals as well as communities by preventing the spread of disease.
For more information about NIAW please visit immunize.ca/niaw
April 16, 2019
Register for Clean Care Conversations Webinar
Register for our webinar on May 6 at 10 am MT / 12 ET to learn how to promote clean care with your patients and colleagues. Moderated by The Germ Guy, Jason Tetro, this webinar includes Prince Edward Island’s medical microbiologist and infectious disease consultant, Dr. Greg German, and Saskatchewan Patients for Patient Safety Canada patient partner, Carmen Stephens.
Healthcare providers and administrators will learn how to introduce clean care conversations with patients and their families, engaging the public in ways to prevent healthcare-acquired infections.
To join the webinar,
April 17, 2019
CPSI Announces Three New Webinars
Collaboration for Transformation: Patients as Partners Driving Patient Safety Improvement Tuesday, April 16 1:00 to 2:15 PM MDT
At the Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health Symposium, CPSI will host a livestream panel discussion about experiences and lessons learned from the National Patient Safety Consortium. More than 50 stakeholders — including healthcare organizations, healthcare providers, governments, professional groups, patients and families, regulators, educators, and national and provincial agencies and associations — gathered to demand action on patient
April 16, 2019
PHAC Webinar April 25th -Hepatitis B and C in Canada: National Surveillance Data from 2007 to 2016
Viral hepatitis – including hepatitis B and C – has been characterized by the World Health Organization as a major public health burden. In this webinar, PHAC’s Sexually Transmitted Infections and Hepatitis team will present the latest national data for hepatitis B and C in Canada, following the release of the Hepatitis B and C 2016 report. They will present cases and rates of hepatitis B and C, by age, gender, and province/territory, and discuss trends over a 10-year period (2007-2016).
*This webinar will be provided in English, with simultaneous interpretation in French*
April 15, 2019