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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

IFA launches consensus statement Uniting Diverse Groups to Improve Adult Influenza Vaccination in Canada The International Federation on Ageing (IFA) together with Canadian patient and advocacy organizations represented at a recent expert meeting today release a consensus statement toward raising the awareness and importance of adult influenza vaccination. Improving influenza vaccination uptake rates in at-risk population groups such as older people and those with chronic diseases are crucial, considering the increased risk of morbidity, mortality and prolonged recovery from influenza due to underlying frailty. For more information: Uniting Diverse Groups to Improve Adult Influenza
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2020 Sage International Attendee Scholarship In collaboration with Sage Products LLC (now part of Stryker), IPAC Canada is able to offer a scholarship(s) for a candidate(s) from an under-resourced country to attend the 2020 IPAC Canada National Education Conference (Winnipeg, Manitoba, May 3-6, 2020). This scholarship is awarded to assist in travel and attendance costs which the winner(s) would otherwise not be able to afford. Please circulate this information to any colleagues in under-resourced countries. A list of qualifying countries can be found here. Prospective applicants can view the Scholarship Guidelines and access the
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Call for Applications - CBIC Test Committee The Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology Inc (CBIC) is seeking applications for non-Board members to fill open positions on the two Test Committee subcommittees: Item Writing Committee, and Item Review Committee, for 2-year terms (Jan 2020 to Dec 2021). Applicants must be currently certified (CIC®), and have successfully taken both the proctored initial certification examination and the online recertification exam (formerly known as SARE) at some point during your certification. Applications accepted online only, CV/resume required. Deadline October 7, 2019. Online
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Industry Innovations - Winter 2019 Issue - UV Disinfection Submissions are now being accepted for the Winter 2019 issue of Industry Innovations. White papers should be focused on UV Disinfection. The deadline date for advertising in this issue is September 13; the deadline date for submission is September 27. Case studies and experiences related to UV disinfection technology integration submitted by IPAC Canada members are welcomed for inclusion in the winter issue of Industry Innovations. As well, if you or your department have independently developed or collaboratively implemented any technology-enhanced solution to an infection
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IPAC Canada Corporate Members

Platinum 3M Clorox Diversey Gojo Virox Sani Marc
Ecolab BD Prescientx SC Johnson
Hygie Sage
Arjo Cantel Chemaqua Citron Hygiene CSA Group
Stevens Ophardt Steris Scican Wood Wyant
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