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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

CNISP Summary Report of HAI, AMR & AMU Surveillance Data From January 1, 2013 To December 31, 2017 In light of Antibiotic Awareness Week and the upcoming annual CNISP meeting, please view the, updated CNISP data.This report has been approved for public release and so please feel free to share among your colleagues/networks and to use the data in presentations. View report  
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Antibiotic resistance costing Canada $1 billion per year: IPAC See Dr. Joseph Kim's interview by CTV on the cost of AROs in Canada.
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CARSS Update 2018 The Canadian Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance System (CARSS) Update 2018 has just been released.   This year’s update replaces previously reported data with the most recent antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and use (AMU) data from the different Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) surveillance systems and its national laboratory reference services.  The CARSS- Update 2018 highlights several critical areas requiring monitoring to inform research, stewardship and infection prevention and control interventions.  Most concerning is the sharp increase in CPE colonisations in the past
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Call for Applications - Mentor Program Chair IPAC Canada is seeking a Chair for its Mentorship Program for a three-year term expiring December 31, 2021. IPAC Canada's Mentorship Program serves to assist mentees progressing through their career by matching them with a suitable mentor in their field.This is a volunteer position, requiring approximately 1 hour per week to monitor applications, answer queries, and chair committee meetings. Please click FULL STORY to view a complete job description and application criteria. Deadline for applications is December 1, 2018.
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Other News
NEW Video for Canadian Anitbiotic Awareness Week!
Webinar: The Way Forward: The New Pan-Canadian STBBI Framework for Action
Antibiotic Awareness Week November 12-18
Webinar: The 20-Minute Cure for Cold and Flu - A master class in keeping your facility healthy
Call for Applications
2019 Scholarships, Contests, and Awards
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Ecolab Deb Group Class 1 Inc BD 3M
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