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Vaccine News Archive


June 20 - High Cholesterol Vaccine: Clinical Trial on Humans Begins after Successful Tests on Mice

June 12 - Canada pledges $75 million (US) as world aims to eradicate polio

June 5 - Canadian Immunization Research Network Receives $ 10M From Government of Canada

May 25 - Indigenous Researchers Receive $2.6 Million Funding From Merck Canada Inc. for Indigenous Maternal and Child Health Program in Ontario

May 19 - Canada ranks well in global health care access study, but room for improvement

May 16 - The doctor is out: How proposed MCP change could affect your flu shot

May 15 - Canadian-developed Ebola vaccine ready if needed for new outbreak in Africa

May 13 - How to improve Canada’s vaccination rate

May 11 - Ottawa among the sites that will test Ebola vaccine in HIV-positive people

May 8 - Now, more than ever, we need a national vaccination plan

May 8 - Alberta Health Services staff fall short of flu vaccination targets...again

May 8 - Measles case at Burnside jail leads to vaccination of inmates, staff

May 5 - About 200 cases of whooping cough reported in Prince Albert health region

May 5 - Get vaccinated, health region says in response to whooping cough outbreak in Prince Albert

May 4 - Boys too: HPV vaccination to be offered to all N.L. students in Grade 6

April 28 - 2 Canadians win Gairdner Awards for contributions to medical science

April 27 - Time to finish the job of eradicating polio

April 25 - UNICEF reaches almost half of the world’s children with life-saving vaccines

April 24 - African countries chosen to test 1st malaria vaccine

April 24 - National Immunization Awareness Week Celebrates Success in Disease Prevention

April 18 - Edmonton Catholic school board wants mandatory vaccinations for all Alberta students

April 13 - WHO and partners provide vaccines to control meningitis C in Nigeria

April 12 - Why Vaccine Skeptics Respond Better to Information Than Shaming

April 10 - Flu shots will be free on P.E.I. next year

March 29 - Measles outbreak in Nova Scotia: what you need to know

March 28 - Canada needs to help with polio eradication

March 28 - Toronto Public Health confirms 21 new cases of mumps

March 28 - Mumps outbreak expanded to entire Edmonton area

March 28 - Three cases of mumps confirmed at Ryerson University

March 24 - Mumps: Canada, the virus and the vaccine and why the comeback

March 23 - Sask. expands HPV vaccine program to include boys

March 22 - One for all, all for one

March 20 - Zika virus could affect Canadians travelling south this winter

March 20 - Canadian scientists discover hepatitis drug slashes Ebola death rate in possible breakthrough

March 18 - Nanoscience discovery leads to quick virus detection and vaccine

March 16 - Deadly history of vaccines highlights how important they are, says author

March 16 - One mumps case confirmed in Ottawa, but no details released

March 16 - Canadian researchers join international fight against Zika

March 15 - 'We've certainly improved the situation': P.E.I. health officials confident in newcomer vaccine uptake

March 13 - Mumps occurring in Hamilton, public health officials confirm

March 13 - 8 new Alberta mumps cases brings this year’s total to 38

March 13 - There are now 37 confirmed cases of mumps in the city: Toronto Public Health

March 13 - Medicine Hat mumps outbreak spreads from Tigers hockey team to broader community

March 12 - More HPV Pathology with Single-Dose Vaccine

March 10 - Saskatoon researchers could be 'a few years' away from Zika vaccine

March 10 - More mumps in Manitoba: 8 cases confirmed in the last week

March 10 - Meredith Wadman’s The Vaccine Race, reviewed: Calling the shots

March 8 - 4,000 elementary students face suspension over vaccine records

March 7 - Biodefense: Canada develops novel live virus smallpox vaccine from horsepox

March 7 - I’m vaccinated but I still got the mumps? Answering 7 common questions about mumps

March 6 - Nunavut promotes vaccinations as protection against mumps

March 6 - Zika in travellers more common, severe than thought

March 4 - Measles may have been spread on cross-Canada West Jet flight

March 3 - 10 days, 8 more cases: Manitoba mumps outbreak continues to spread

March 2 - Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer on mumps outbreaks

February 28 - Sask. health officials brace for mumps

February 28 - Nunavummiut urged to get measles and mumps vaccine before travelling

February 27 - Booster shots for Vancouver Canucks team stricken by mumps

February 27 - Anatomy of a mumps outbreak: Expert advice and all you need to know

February 25 - Public health officials warn Canadians to update vaccines after mumps outbreak strikes in Toronto

February 24 - 17 people now infected amid mumps outbreak, Toronto Public Health confirms

February 22 - Region to scale back travel-related vaccinations

February 21 - Why these 2 small towns in southern Alberta have vastly different vaccination rates

February 20 - Two Malaria vaccines achieve success in early trials

February 19 - A 'no-brainer': N.B. medical community welcomes HPV vaccine for boys

February 18 - Pediatric infectious disease conference highlights vaccination wariness

February 17 - Going The Extra Mile To Vaccinate Children Trapped By Conflict

February 14 - Dr. Marla Shapiro talks shingles vaccine in Brockville

February 14 - Love drug: Canadian researchers are working on a syphilis vaccine

February 14 - Three cases of measles confirmed in Halifax for first time in 9 years

February 13 - Flu spreads across 40 states

February 10 - High-dose flu vaccine for seniors would save lives, says advocacy group

February 9 - Flu vaccine effectiveness 'decent' at 42% this season in Canada, researchers say

February 6 - Algoma Public Health says hepatitis C cases on the rise

February 3 - ‘We should be modelling the way’: flu vaccination rate for SHR providers

February 3 - Ottawa doctor releases sci-fi comic to teach kids about immune system

January 30 - Yellow fever in Brazil sickens more than 100

January 26 - Flu death toll in Alberta reaches 34

January 24 - Montreal children's clinics stop vaccinating kids over fee dispute

January 24 - Ottawa comic book aims to get children vaccinated

January 20 - P.E.I. not ready to fund Fluzone, top doc says

January 19 - Why this flu season seems so much worse than last year's

January 11 - Manitoba doctor pushes for vaccinations amid whooping cough outbreak

January 11 - Unvaccinated infants impacted by whooping cough outbreak in southern Manitoba

January 10 - Trump taps vaccine skeptic Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to launch review

January 9 - We are one step closer to a vaccine against a dangerous virus

January 9 - Flu vaccination rate for Alberta health-care workers below target

January 7 - Seniors press B.C. government to cover cost of shingles vaccine

January 6 - HPV vaccine will be made available for boys in B.C.

January 4 - GTA emergency rooms dealing with 'record' number of patients

December 30 - Pharmacists help with flu shots in Sask. — but at an added cost

December 29 - Flu season arrives early, slams clinics over holidays

December 29 - Shingles Vaccine Free for Ontario Seniors

December 22 - A mobile app aims to get more kids vaccinated

December 22 - 'Phenomenal news': Large clinical trial confirms Ebola vaccine is highly effective

December 19 - The lowest vaccination rates in the city

December 14 - Canada's top doctor Gregory Taylor retiring

December 14 - Bioterrorism threats: Anthrax vaccine contract, botulism antitoxin approval in Canada

December 13 - Influenza season well underway, set to be the Grinch that steals Christmas: doctors

December 4 - New study shows no link between autism, flu vaccines for pregnant women

December 3 - Ottawa discusses a national drug plan and a large HIV vaccine trial gets underway: CBC's Health Newsletter

December 2 - $15-million donation funds immunization clinic at B.C. Children's Hospital

December 2 - Pangnirtung latest Nunavut community with confirmed whooping cough case

December 1 - Western University-developed HIV vaccine ready for human trials

December 1 - Calgary records province's first flu-related death: Alberta Health Services

December 1 - Pharmacists to Provide Travel Vaccinations to Ontario Patients

November 30 - Whooping cough 'cluster' in Surrey school prompts vaccinations

November 26 - Canadian researchers closer to making universal flu vaccine reality

November 25 - Flu hits Yukon early and hard, with more than 70 cases so far

November 23 - Flu Clinics Attendance Appears Lower

November 21 - GSK files regulatory submission of candidate vaccine for prevention of shingles in Canada

November 21 - Sanofi stopping producing bladder cancer vaccine could prompt 'severe shortage'

November 18 - World's 1st malaria vaccine to start pilot studies in Africa

November 15 - Vaccination rates too low for 'herd immunity' in most Vancouver-area schools, study finds

November 10 - 'Making measles history is not mission impossible,' UNICEF declares

November 7 - Alberta introduces new bill to increase vaccination rates for children

November 2 - Alberta now offering pregnant women in central zone whooping cough vaccine

October 31 - Sask. flu shot to cover 4 strains this season

October 26 - Flu strain stronger, earlier this year, warns B.C. Centre for Disease Control

October 26 - Health Canada advises on increased risk of hemolysis with serogroup B meningococcal vaccination

October 20 - Lack of herd immunity could cause mumps to spread, says province

October 20 - Costco customer upset after company refuses promised hep A booster shot

October 19 - Mouth, throat cancers caused by HPV on the rise, especially among Canadian men

October 18 - Canadians to test Ebola vaccine this fall

October 18 - The End Of Polio Is In Sight

October 18 - 'Horribly sick kids:' Arctic regions have highest infant lung infection rates in world

October 12 - Lifelong flu vaccine moves closer with Canadian research

October 12 - Flu Shot 2016 Update: High-Dose Influenza Vaccine Provides Better Outcomes Than Standard Shot

October 11 - Alberta influenza numbers up but vaccine weeks away

September 30 - Polio-like virus resurfaces in Canada after one-year hiatus

September 30 - Region of the Americas becomes first in world to eradicate measles

September 19 - GSK cuts vaccine price for refugees, bowing to pressure

September 15 - Ontario Making Shingles Vaccine Free for Seniors

September 6 - Canadians stepped up to help lead fight against Ebola

September 5 - Nova Scotia investigating hepatitis A breakout in Halifax-area child care centres

September 5 - Hepatitis A cluster connected to 2 Halifax-area child care centres

September 4 - Health officials investigating 3 measles cases in Ottawa, Lanark County

August 29 - A decade on, vaccine has halved cervical cancer rate

August 23 - New images show the devastating brain defects Zika is causing in babies’ brains

August 10 - 2,800 local (Waterloo) kids skipping required vaccines

August 9 - Nunavut, Health Canada, step up whooping cough vaccination efforts

August 8 - Flu shot jabs higher when pharmacists give vaccines: Canadian study

August 2 - BC doctor helps Rio athletes avoid zika

August 2 - U of G researcher receives $2 million federal grant to study drug-resistant microbes

July 26 - West Nile virus still a threat in Quebec

July 24 - McMaster researchers take steps towards developing chlamydia vaccine

July 20 - Quebec-made vaccine against zika ready for testing on humans

July 18 - N.B. to increase rabies vaccinations

July 16 - First widely protective vaccine against Chlamydia

July 12 - HIV prevention pill could save health care dollars

July 7 - Alberta study shows HPV vaccine is 'very effective'

July 6 - Rabies vaccine expansion aims to protect St. John River Valley

July 5 - Seven confirmed cases of Zika virus in pregnant women in Canada — but true number may be much higher

June 29 - Ganesh: Access to an effective flu vaccine for seniors could move us towards a national Pharmacare strategy

June 28 - Ontario expands HPV vaccine program to gay, bisexual men

June 17 - Rotavirus vaccines led to big drops in hospitalizations in Ontario: study

June 16 - Dengue in the Americas

June 16 - Antibodies triggered by avian influenza virus vaccine illuminate a new path toward universal flu vaccine

June 15 - Vaccine will spell the end of cervical cancer, experts predict

June 15 - Yellow Fever in Angola and the Democratic Republic of Congo

June 14 - 2016 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

June 14 - We Finally Know Why Some Canadians Still Refuse To Vaccinate

June 3 - Mumps outbreak In Whistler, B.C. spreads to Metro Vancouver

June 1 - Ontario bill to force parents to take course before exempting children from vaccines won’t pass this spring

May 26 - Flu shot not popular in Manitoba, survey says 3rd lowest in Canada

May 25 - Cancer vaccine breakthrough could fight all types of the disease

May 23 - New strategy could yield more precise seasonal flu vaccine

May 20 - Research behind global switch to new polio vaccine strategy released

May 17 - Lyme disease increase alarms Canada's top doctor

May 16 - HIV vaccine design should adapt as HIV mutates

May 12 - Fighting hospital germs with sugar

May 10 - Zika virus detection broadens to urine test

May 9 - Canada to host Global Fund Replenishment Conference to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria

May 4 - Ottawa high school student presents cancer-fighting vaccine at national science fair

May 3 - HPV vaccination rates for boys in Nova Scotia climbing, province says

April 25 - Vaccination rates 'nowhere near' levels needed for protection: Immunize Canada

April 25 - Zika case confirmed in Ontario, may be sexually transmitted

April 22 - Anne Geddes Joins Forces with Paralympic and Elite Para-athletes to Raise Awareness of Meningococcal Disease

April 22 - Immunization mobile app to offer new features to help protect Canadians from infectious diseases

April 22 - Public Health Notice - Outbreak of Hepatitis A infections; consumers advised not to eat Nature's Touch Organic Berry Cherry Blend frozen fruit

April 22 - International Survey Released for World Meningitis Day Shows Parents Feel They Don't Know Enough About the Disease and its Consequences

April 21 - Ontario extending free HPV vaccines to boys

April 19 - Global Public-Private Partnership Announces Publication of Positive Phase 1 Data for Ebola Vaccine Regimen in JAMA

April 18 - Costco to provide free Hep A vaccination clinics after frozen berry recall

April 15 - Zika virus and Guillain-Barré syndrome linked in new CDC study

April 15 - WHO approves World’s First-Ever Dengue Vaccine

April 15 - Two confirmed cases of Zika virus in Manitoba

April 14 - Raccoon Rabies Prevention in Québec - Vaccine Operation in Montérégie and the Eastern Townships from April 19 to 28, 2016

April 11 - For polio vaccines, a worldwide switch to new version

April 11 - Zika's potential to spread in U.S. 'scarier than we initially thought:' CDC

April 4 - Sanofi's Philippine effort marks first public campaign for dengue vaccine Dengvaxia

April 4 - Grown-ups need vaccines too

March 30 - Ontario to resume vaccine plan to stop rabies outbreak in Hamilton

March 29 - More than 100 in Edmonton exposed to measles at Stollery Children's Hospital

March 29 - WHO calls for more oversight in wake of China vaccine arrests

March 27 - Health authorities offering free chicken pox booster shots

March 24 - Possible Zika virus case in Saskatchewan may have been sexually transmitted

March 22 - Angola grapples with worst yellow fever outbreak in 30 years

March 21 - CPhA Welcomes Investments to Improve Health of Canadians in Budget 2016

March 16 - Small U.S. study inspires ‘great confidence’ for dengue vaccine

March 15 - Findings of First Major Typhoid Surveillance Study in Africa Published

March 11 - Passengers on Air China flight 991 to Vancouver at risk of measles

March 9 - Newfoundland and Labrador: Poll shows support for pharmacists but not double-standard flu vaccine coverage

March 8 - Journal permanently spikes Canadian co-authored study critical of HPV vaccine

March 3 - Montreal flu season spikes at 1,200 reported cases in 1 week

March 2 - Rexall Health Chain To Be Sold In $3 Billion Deal With McKesson

March 1 - British woman becomes one of the first cancer patients to be injected with new tumour-destroying vaccine

March 1 - Nunavut's flu season begins as 1st lab-confirmed cases reported

February 29 - Ontario's pharmacists react to the 2016 budget

February 29 - February flu spike in Waterloo region

February 25 - Ouchless measles vaccine could save lives

February 24 - Health officials confirm case of measles in Brampton, Ont.

February 24 - High-Dose Influenza Vaccine Recognized as a New Option with Demonstrated Superior Efficacy* for Adults 65 Years and Older

February 22 - HPV cases drop since vaccinations started

February 18 - 3rd Yellowknife school has case of whooping cough

February 17 - Cancer Treatment: Vaccine using patient’s own cells could stop disease returning “Report”

February 15 - N.W.T.'s top doctor expects flu cases to peak in March

February 12 - Saskatoon health region says it's not too late to get flu shot

February 10 - Sainte-Justine, Montreal Children's hospitals swamped by flu cases

February 10 - Saskatoon Health Region encouraging people to get flu vaccine

February 9 - Fact or Fiction: Is there a link between microcephaly and vaccines?

February 9 - Bexsero vaccine booster effective for waning immunity

February 8 - Could Canadian mosquitoes transmit the Zika virus?

February 8 - Hawaii Island declares state of emergency over dengue fever outbreak

February 3 - Alberta Health Services declares whooping cough outbreak finished

February 2 - City on the brink of a flu epidemic: Toronto Public Health

January 29 - Zika virus confirmed among 4 Canadian travellers

January 29 - 1st case of Zika virus confirmed in Quebec

January 28 - Measles case prompts warning for Calgary area, WestJet flight to Vancouver

January 28 - Dr. James Aw: How Canada is doing its part to reduce the harm caused by non-communicable diseases

January 28 - Zika virus: Canadian-U.S. vaccine could be ready by year's end

January 28 - Zika virus: 6 things to know about the growing outbreak

January 28 - Zika: 3 Canadians infected as WHO warns virus is 'spreading explosively'

January 21 - Brazil strives for Zika virus vaccine

January 21 - Pfizer Canada congratulates the Ontario government for Immunization 2020 strategy

January 20 - Canada to fund polio elimination effort in Pakistan

January 20 - Nanoparticle to be studied as vaccine adjuvant and drug delivery vehicle

January 15 - Hepatitis A confirmed at Wetaskiwin Christmas dinner

January 15 - A to Zika: What you need to know about this spreading virus

January 14 - Five flu deaths prompt Alberta Health Services immunization warning

January 12 - Group B Strep vaccine for pregnant women found safe, effective in Phase 2 trial

January 11 - Hepatitis A outbreak in Dawson Creek, B.C.

January 11 - Public Health Agency of Canada Statement on Manitoba Order of the Buffalo Hunt Award to National Microbiology Laboratory

January 10 - How the province scrambled to stop spread of raccoon rabies

January 8 - Possible measles exposure in Brampton, Mississauga, Peel public health warns

January 8 - Cholera vaccine supply set to double, easing global shortage

January 7 - Janssen to progress collaboration with ViiV Healthcare to develop the first long acting two drug injectable regimen for treatment of HIV infection

January 5 - Governments expand HPV vaccination programs for young men

January 4 - Sudbury firm developing new vaccine

December 23 - VALNEVA provides update on DUKORAL® vaccine in Canada

December 18 - Rabid raccoons trigger vaccine campaign in Ontario

December 18 - Janssen announces collaboration with Bavarian Nordic to develop vaccine for chronic Human Papillomavirus (HPV) infections

December 16 - Flu and gastroenteritis - Effective practices to prevent overcrowding in emergency rooms

December 15 - Vaccine Research and Development - Medicago contributes $500,000 to help establish a Class 3 containment laboratory at Université Laval's research centre

December 11 - Ontario strengthening provincial immunization program: Actions include stronger requirements for school vaccine exemptions

December 10 - Rabies in Ontario - What should we do?

December 9 - Information Update - Gardasil vaccine safety studies show no new risks

December 3 - HPV vaccine for boys coming to Quebec

November 30 - Quebec whooping cough: 5 things to know

November 27 - Canadian doctors to provide Syrian refugees with much-needed health care

November 26 - Whooping cough outbreak reported by Saskatoon Health Region

November 25 - Victorian Order of Nurses Canada shuts operations in six provinces

November 24 - UBC microbiologists to use ‘reverse vaccinology’ to combat Johne's disease, bovine TB

November 23 - Public Health Ontario report highlights vaccine safety

November 23 - Annual Report on Vaccine Safety in Ontario, 2014

November 7 - Surge in whooping cough cases in southern Manitoba

October 29 - Medicago engaged by the Canadian Government to develop Ebola monoclonal antibodies

October 23 - World Polio Day: Fewer children than ever with polio

October 21 - Manitoba: HPV vaccine soon available to males

October 21 - Indigenous people more at risk of getting the flu

October 17 - Outbreak of whooping cough hits Moncton area, 31 cases confirmed

October 16 - Flu shots won't be mandatory for health-care workers in Alberta

October 15 - Alarming new research shows over half of canadians don't plan on getting their flu shot this year

October 15 - Ontario's school-based HPV immunization rates must rise significantly to more effectively prevent cancer cases in adulthood

October 13 - Pfizer touts Trumenba immunogenicity when administered with Menactra, Adacel

October 15 - Canadians enthusiastic users of pharmacy flu vaccinations, Neighbourhood Pharmacies research indicates

October 13 - Malaria vaccine provides hope for a general cure for cancer

October 1 - Summary of the National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) statement on seasonal influenza vaccine for 2015-2016

October 1 - Four-strain influenza vaccine available this flu season in Public Health programs

September 30 - IPAC Canada statement on arbitration decision regarding Vaccinate or Mask (VOM) Policy

September 16 - Exemptions for Ontario kids not vaccinated for measles stays low

September 16 - Could a vaccine prevent cancer from spreading after surgery?

September 10 - Statement - Health innovation a priority for Ontario, notes national pharmaceutical association

August 18 - Vaccine hesitancy: A growing challenge for immunization programmes

July 31 - WHO-led study shows Canadian-made Ebola vaccine works

June 4 - Doctors lobby calls for mandatory choice vaccines

May 26 - The Canadian HIV Vaccine Initiative

May 1 - Government of Canada announces funding to enhance influenza vaccine research and development

NA - PHAC’s Statement on Update on Quadrivalent Meningococcal Vaccines available in Canada

April - (ACS) National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) Statement on Re-Immunization with Polysaccharide 23-Valent Pneumococcal Vaccine (Pneu-P-23)

March 2 - Acadia University's meningitis vaccine numbers released

February 19 - CPhA Statement on Immunization and Public Awareness

February 18 - Acadia University students line up for meningitis vaccinations

February 17 - Health Canada approves new, more potent HPV vaccine

February 13 - Acadia University to immunize students, staff against meningitis B

February 3 - Measles outbreak: Separating the fact from fiction

February 3 - Measles vaccination levels in Canada 'reasonably high'

January 22 - California health officials urge unvaccinated to avoid Disney parks

January 7 - Flu Is Hitting Canada Hard In 2015

January 6 - Ebola vaccine trials in Halifax so far a success, says IWK Health Centre

 

Past Events

 

Infection Prevention and Control Canada Conference
June 18 – 20, 2017
Charlottetown, PEI


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.

Click here to learn more.

 

Public Health 2017
June 6-8, 2017
Halifax, NS


Public Health 2017 is the national forum where public health professionals, researchers, policy-makers, academics, students and trainees come together to strengthen efforts to improve health and well-being, to share the latest research and information, to promote best practices and to advocate for public health issues and policies grounded in research.

Click here to learn more.

 

Canadian Pharmacists Conference 2017
June 2-5, 2017
Quebec, QC


Join us June 2-5, 2017, as we celebrate 400 years of pharmacy in Canada, with the anniversary of Louis Hebert, our first pharmacist, settling in Quebec City in 1617.

Click here to learn more.

 

Vaccine Innovation Conference
May 10, 2017
Hyatt Regency Hotel
Montreal, QC


Goal: To improve knowledge of Canadian vaccine accomplishments while supporting investments for vaccine research and development. Session topics include: emerging disease vaccines, cancer vaccines, global health vaccines: parasites and TB, vaccine technologies. There will also be a panel discussion on funding of vaccine research and development in Canada.

Click here to learn more.

 

Manitoba Travel Health Conference
April 20-21, 2017
Winnipeg, Manitoba


We are very pleased to offer the Manitoba 14th Annual Travel Health Conference, with an overview in travel medicine, immunizations and infectious diseases, as well as the most current information on Canadian travel health & immunization guidelines.

Click here to learn more.

 

Canadian Lung Association: Canadian Respiratory Conference
April 20-22, 2017
Montreal, QC


The Canadian Respiratory Conference (CRC) is the premier national educational and scientific meeting for the Canadian respiratory community.

Click here to learn more.

 

Canadian Geriatrics Society – 37th Annual Scientific Meeting
April 20-22, 2017
Toronto, ON


The theme of the 2017 ASM is “Integrating Care, Making an Impact”.

Click here to learn more.

 

World Vaccine Congress 2017
April 10-12, 2017
Grand Hyatt, Washington DC, United States


Research, development and strategic partnering for the global vaccine industry.

Click here to learn more.

 

Pharmacist Awareness Month
March 2017
Canada


March 2017 is Pharmacy Awareness Month (PAM). During this time, pharmacists promote their role to other health care professionals and patients within hospitals and related health care settings.

Click here to learn more.

 

Canadian Immunization Conference
December 6-8, 2016
Ottawa, Ontario, CA


CIC 2016 will bring together non-governmental organizations, vaccine manufacturers, provincial and territorial immunization policy and program planners, as well as professionals from the many disciplines involved in the immunization field.

Click here to learn more.

 

Education Program for Immunization Competencies
December 5, 2016
Shaw Centre, Ottawa, Ontario, CA


CIC 2016 will bring together non-governmental organizations, vaccine manufacturers, provincial and territorial immunization policy and program planners, as well as professionals from the many disciplines involved in the immunization field.

Click here to learn more.

 

iMedicus: Integrating Travel Health into Primary Care
October 20, 2016
12:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. ET


This interactive 60 minute episode, intended for family physicians (accredited by CFPC) and pharmacists, will provide strategies and recommendations for managing your patient's travel medicine concerns. Viewers will have the opportunity to interact in real-time via text or chat with Dr. Vivien Brown and Michael Boivin who will answer your questions throughout the broadcast.

Click here to learn more.

 

World Vaccine Congress 2016
October 10-12, 2016
Fairmont Rey Juan Carlos, Barcelona, Spain


Europe's leading conference and exhibition for the vaccine industry.

Click here to learn more.

 

Webinar: Canada's Public Health System
October 6, 2016
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. ET


In this panel discussion moderated by Jia Hu (Public Health Physicians of Canada), Ak'Ingabe Guyon (Montreal Public Health), Sandra Allison (Chief Medical Officer of Health for Northern Health), and Michael Rachlis (health policy consultant) will each present on the public health systems where they have worked and share their thoughts on public health systems in the rest of Canada and how they could be improved.

Click here to learn more.

 

World Rabies Day 2016
September 28, 2016


2016 marks the 10th World Rabies Day, a milestone in rabies prevention. Since it began, the rabies community have aligned to make World Rabies Day a global phenomenon. In that time, its life-saving rabies prevention messages have reached millions of people and in 2015 activities dedicated to the day took place in 58 different countries.

Click here to learn more.

 

The Global Citizen Concert
September 17, 2016
Bell Center, Montreal, Quebec CA


The Global Citizen concert is happening on the day after Prime Minister Trudeau hosts the Global Fund Replenishment summit. The concert is being co-hosted by the Global Fund. The Global Fund was started in 2002 as a vision of former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan. It’s hosted by the World Health Organization. It raises funds from governments, the private sector and civilians to help battle the spread of HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria.

With performances by: Usher, Half Moon Run, Grimes, Metric, and Charlotte Cardin. They’ll be joined by hosts Maripier Morin, Patrick Langlois, and George Stroumboulopoulos.

Click here to learn more.

 

Fifth Replenishment Conference of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
September 16, 2016
Montreal, Quebec, CA


The Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, announced that Canada will host the Fifth Replenishment Conference of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria in Montréal, Québec, on 16 September 2016. This conference will bring global health leaders together to further mobilize efforts to end the epidemics of three of the world's most devastating diseases - AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria - by 2030.

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World Hepatitis Day 2016
July 28, 2016


The theme for this year’s global campaign is ELIMINATION.
2016 is a pivotal year for viral hepatitis. At the World Health Assembly in May, WHO Member States are set to adopt the first ever Elimination Strategy for Viral Hepatitis, with ambitious targets and a goal to eliminate hepatitis as a public health threat by 2030. This will be the first time national governments sign up and commit to the goal of eliminating viral hepatitis.

Click here to learn more.

 

Public Health 2016
June 13-16, 2016
Toronto, Ontario, CA


Public Health 2016 is the meeting place for the public health community to connect, collaborate, innovate, inspire, share and learn. It is a gathering of leaders and change agents from public, private and voluntary organizations that contribute to health and wellness.

Click here to learn more.

 

Ontario Pharmacists Association Conference 2016
June 9-11, 2016
Toronto, Ontario, CA


Engage. Inspire. Excel. Come celebrate OPA’s 50th anniversary! Additional information not yet available.

 

Community Health Nurses of Canada CHNC 2016 Annual Conference
May 30 – June 1, 2016
St. John’s, NL, CA


The theme is Blueprint for Action: Making Connections. This conference brings together individuals who have an interest in Community Health Nursing from practice, research, administration, policy and education. It is a forum to explore issues of mutual concern as well as exchange knowledge, share evidence and ideas, and generate solutions. Our goal is Advancing Community Health Nursing in Canada.

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IPAC Canada 2016 National Education Conference
May 15-18, 2016
Niagara Falls, Ontario, CA


This conference will include half-day sessions pertaining to the prevention and control of infections in dentistry and dialysis settings, as well as sessions on practical ways to direct the ever-surging river of new scientific evidence into daily practice. New and revolutionary concepts are emerging that challenge previously held convictions and have the potential to lead to a turbulent waterfall of change in our fundamental perspectives and practices.

Click here to learn more.

 

Education Program for Immunization Competencies (EPIC)
April 9, 2016
Toronto, Ontario, CA


The Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS) will host an education program focusing on the Immunization Competencies for Health Professionals, which were developed collaboratively with the Public Health Agency of Canada. This 1-day course was developed by and for professionals from many health disciplines. It will help health professional integrate the competencies into their practice setting, counsel patients and promote safe immunization practices. Participants will have the opportunity to review the core competencies that affect the everyday practice of front-line providers.

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World Vaccine Congress 2016
March 29-31, 2016
Washington, DC


The 2016 16th Annual World Congress will be held in Washington, DC on March 29-31, 2016. It is the World’s largest vaccine congress for industry, government, public health and partners, bringing together government, big pharma, big biotech, SME biotech, academia and the wider service provider community and their partners to discuss the scientific, clinical and strategic advances and opportunities of the vaccine industry.

Click here to learn more.

 

Journées annuelles de santé publique
December 8-9, 2015
Montréal, QC
(Available only in French)


Grand rendez-vous annuel de formation continue de la santé publique québécoise, les Journées annuelles de santé publique (JASP) sont le fruit d’un travail collectif du réseau de la santé publique. Motivée par les besoins de formation continue du réseau et de ses partenaires multisectoriels, la programmation des JASP repose sur la mise à jour de nouveaux enjeux et la valorisation des connaissances récentes sur des problématiques plus connues.

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Vaccinology Research Symposium
November 5-6 2015
Vancouver, BC


CAIRE is very pleased to be collaborating with the UBC Department of Pediatrics, the Division of Infectious Diseases, and CFRI to host a Vaccinology Research Symposium on November 5th and 6th. This Symposium or Festschrift is in celebration of the more than 38 years that Dr. David Scheifele has dedicated to improving health through prevention of infections.

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Canadian Association of Paediatric Health Centres’ Annual Conference
October 18 – 20 2015
Quebec City, QC


This year’s conference will focus on “Solutions” in child health. CAPHC is privileged to welcome Dr. Michel Boivin as our 2015 Keynote Speaker. Dr. Boivin is the Canada Research Chair in Child Development, Professor of Psychology at the School of Psychology at Université Laval and is an international expert in Early Childhood Development. His Keynote Presentation entitled: “The Science of Early Childhood Development and the Challenges of Informing Public Policy”, will bring insight and solutions to current and emerging physical and mental health issues that challenge this vulnerable population.

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