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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

IPAC Canada 2020 Membership Fees The IPAC Canada Board of Directors authorized a 4% increase in membership fees, effective January 1, 2020. Historically, the Board has reviewed membership fees every two years, and has increased fees at 2% or 4% levels, at the request of membership. These regular, small increases keep fees for membership reasonable, while supporting the growing benefits and advocacy on behalf of membership. Click 'FULL STORY' to view memorandum from the Secretary/Membership Director.
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PHAC Webinar EMIS-2017 Survey Results The following information is being distributed on behalf of the Public Health Agency of Canada Webinar THURSDAY, DECEMBER, 19th 2019, 1PM EST Experiences and needs of gbMSM, EMIS-2017 survey results In 2017, the second iteration of the EMIS-2017 Survey was launched. This survey collected data from gbMSM living in 50 countries, including Canada, with the aim of generating data useful for planning HIV and STI prevention and care programs, and monitoring of progress in these areas. This webinar will provide the Canadian results from that survey.   To attend the webinar
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News from CBIC: a-IPC Designation The following information has been received from the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology regarding the new a-ICP designation, effective January 1, 2020: Beginning in 2020, CBIC will be rolling out a new entry-level certification opportunity. Unlike the CIC®, there are no experience or job-specific requirements necessary to apply for the Associate – Infection Prevention & Control (a-IPC) entry-level certification examination. The purpose of this exam is to verify initial readiness to practice infection prevention in a healthcare setting. Before the a-IPC is
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Webinar: Epidemiology of HIV in Canada THURSDAY, DECEMBER, 12th 2019, 1PM EST Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a continuing international epidemic and an important public health issue in Canada. The Public Health Agency of Canada works in partnership with other organizations to conduct surveillance on newly diagnosed cases of HIV in Canada. This webinar will present the major epidemiological findings from the recently published HIV in Canada: Surveillance Report, 2018. Surveillance data will be presented by geographic location, gender, age group, exposure category, with a focus on cases diagnosed in 2018. To attend
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Other News
World AIDS Day
Message from Doctors Without Borders/Medecins sans frontieres
Webinar - Hand Hygiene - Things You Don't Know
Enter the 2020 Ecolab Poster Contest!
Fall 2019 issue of Association News
Webinar -Antimicrobial Use among the Canadian Population – A National Perspective
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