Public Health Agency of Canada
Call for Nominees - National Advisory Committee
The Public Health Agency of Canada is seeking to fill voluntary positions on the National Advisory Committee - Infection Prevention and Control. PHAC is seeking expertise in Infectious Diseases, Occupational Health, Infection Prevention and Control, and Healthcare Epidemiology. This information is being distributed on behalf of PHAC; any and all inquiries should be referred to the NAC-ICP Secretariat (see email in the attachments).
L’Agence de la santé publique du Canada (l’Agence) cherche à pourvoir des postes bénévoles au sein du Comité consultatif national sur la prévention
June 22, 2018
2018 Annual General Meeting
The Minutes of the 2018 Annual General Meeting held in Banff on May 30, 2018 have been posted. More information.
June 17, 2018
CAN/CSA Z314-18 Canadian Medical Device Reprocessing
The CSA Group has recently published a new national standard for Medical Device Reprocessing (CAN/CSA Z314-18). This new standard serves as a valuable resource for all healthcare settings where reusable medical devices are utilized and require reprocessing – from private offices such as dentists, podiatry and surgery clinics to large hospitals and acute/long-term care facilities. More information.
June 13, 2018
Comments on the Health Canada Notice: Classification and Licensing of High-Level Disinfectants and Sterilants as Medical Devices
In collaboration with the Canadian Association of Medical Device Reprocessing (CAMDR), IPAC Canada has issued a comment on the Health Canada Notice: Classification and Licensing of High-Level Disinfectants and Sterilants as Medical Devices [March 16, 2018]. The document is an overview of the changes resulting from new Health Canada guidelines and recommendation to members on understanding and implementing the new guidelines. More information.
June 8, 2018