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Upcoming Events

 

World Hepatitis Day
July 28, 2021
Worldwide


World Hepatitis Day (WHD) takes places every year on 28 July bringing the world together under a single theme to raise awareness of the global burden of viral hepatitis and to influence real change. In 2021 the theme is ‘Hepatitis Can’t Wait’. On World Hepatitis Day, 28 July, we call on people from across the world to take action and raise awareness of hepatitis because Hepatitis Can’t Wait.

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World Rabies Day
September 28, 2021
Worldwide


World Rabies Day was created to raise awareness and advocate for rabies elimination globally and is designed to unite all people, organizations, and stakeholders against rabies. World Rabies Day is held every year on September 28. This date was chosen as it is the anniversary of the death of Louis Pasteur – the first person to successfully create a vaccine against rabies.

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Federation of Medical Women of Canada: Virtual AGM and Educational Conference
October 1-2, 2021
Virtual Event


The Federation of Medical Women of Canada’s Annual General Meeting and Educational Assembly is the annual event where we welcome physicians at all stages of their careers, as well as medical students and residents, and provide opportunities to enhance their clinical expertise with practical tools, to grow their networks, and to celebrate physician leadership.

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Public Health 2021
October 6-8, 2021
Virtual Event


Public Health 2021 is the national conference 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.

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National Infection Control Week
October 18-22, 2021
U.S. and Canada


The third week in October is designated as National Infection Control Week (NICW) in Canada and the U.S. In Canada, Infection Control Week originated in 1988 to highlight infection control efforts in Canadian hospitals, long-term care facilities and in the community. It was an opportunity for infection control professionals to educate staff and the community about the importance of infection prevention and to promote the important work that was being done by infection control professionals in a visible and fun way.

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International Federation on Ageing: 15th Global Conference on Ageing
November 10-12, 2021
Niagara Falls, ON, Canada


Join thousands of delegates from around to world in this in-person and virtual global conference on ageing. We can come together as a global community to inspire, enquire, learn and advocate for policies and practices that create an environment that will enable older people to do what they have reason to value.

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Children’s Healthcare Canada Conference
November 22-26, 2021
Virtual Event


In a continued effort to keep our delegates and their families safe and closer to the patients they are caring for, our event this year will leverage digital technology to bring you face to face with thought leaders and influencers in children’s health. The event is being closely planned with our “local” co-host, the Children's Hospital at London Health Sciences Centre, along the theme of “From Crisis to Catalyst: The Next Chapter for Children's Healthcare”.

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Canadian Immunization Conference 2021
December 8-9, 2021
Virtual Event


The conference will embrace technology and present sessions December 8 – 9 from 10:30 - 17:45 (Eastern Standard Time) daily where over 600 participants will connect, collaborate, share and learn. The Organizing Committee engages with experts and thought-provoking speakers to develop an innovative scientific program that will challenge participants to inspire future research, policies, and practices.

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