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2023 Ecolab Poster Contest


Congratulations to the winner
of the 2022 Ecolab Poster Contest

David Ryding BHSc BASc CPHI(C) CIC MPH
Public Health Ontario
Kingston, Ontario

Poster Contest Hosted by: IPAC Central East Ontario
Poster Contest Sponsored by 


2022 Ecolab Poster English

2022 Ecolab poster French

The basic advice of infection prevention and control:  SPREAD PREVENTION – NOT INFECTION.  This is a tenet that has been effective since the early days of Pasteur, Koch, Lister, Florence Nightingale, and Semmelweiss. Lives have been saved because of this rallying cry.  Spread the word about prevention; stop preventable infections. 

NOTE: Posters are copyright to IPAC Canada and may not be altered. Permission is required to use the poster image in publications or informational materials.

Poster is available to the public to download until October 31, 2022.
English / French.

Deadline for bulk orders August 5, 2022
Click here for bulk order form

An annual poster contest is sponsored by ECOLAB and supported by an IPAC Canada chapter to give infection prevention and control professionals an opportunity to put their creative talents to work by developing a poster that visualizes the Infection Prevention and Control Week theme. The 2023 National Infection Control Week is October 16-20.

THEME: Unmasking the Future

DESCRIPTION OF THEME: Unmasking the Future pays "homage" to the recovery from the pandemic. This theme identifies emerging from the mask that was synonymous with the pandemic, recognizing the learnings taken from the experience, and moving forward into the future.

PRIZE: The winner will receive a waived registration (in-person, or virtual) to the 2023 National Education  Conference (May 28 - 31, Vancouver BC) - or a $500 cash prize!

REMINDER: Posters should have meaning for the public as well as all levels of staff across the continuum of care. The poster should be simple and uncluttered, with strong visual attraction and minimal text. Judging will be based on overall content. Artistic talent is helpful but not necessary. The winning entry will be submitted to a graphic designer for final production. Your entry will become the property of IPAC Canada.

Deadline for entries has passed.

HOST CHAPTER: IPAC Southern Alberta





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