Public Health 2016: Preliminary Program

Public Health 2016 Sheraton Centre Toronto | Toronto, ON June 13-16 The Canadian Public Health Association is pleased to launch the Preliminary Program for Public Health 2016. Public Health 2016 is the national public health for um where people come together to strengthen efforts to improve health and well-being, to share the latest research and […]

New Features Coming to CANimmunize App

CANimmunize is a mobile app launched in 2014 that helps Canadians keep track of their vaccination information. These features include: Secure access so that family members can share their vaccination records Access through laptop/desktop computer Integration with provincial vaccination records Vaccine schedule customization Catch-up vaccine schedules More info:

CCfV Infectious Disease Research Day 2016

The Canadian Center for Vaccinology (CCfV) is sponsoring the 2016 Infectious Disease Research Day on April 25-26, 2016 at the IWK Health Centre and Halifax Infirmary. Faculty, researchers, trainees, and members of the community are all invited to take part in this educational event. (There is no fee to attend, but registration is required to obtain CME credits.) Topics […]

Congratulations to Dr. David Scheifele

Congratulations to Dr. David Scheifele on being chosen the 2015 recipient of the Bill and Marilyn Webber Lifetime Achievement Award.  The award recognizes extraordinary members of the Faculty of Medicine who have had distinguished careers at UBC in the areas of research, teaching and/or service. Read more about the award and Dr. Scheifele’s achievements here.

Results from the 2013 childhood National Immunization Coverage Survey (cNICS) released by PHAC

Results from the 2013 National Immunization Coverage Survey have been released by the Public Health Agency of Canada. This survey is the first with a sample size large enough to estimate provincial and territorial levels of immunization coverage. The 2013 cNICS was conducted by Statistics Canada on behalf of the Public Health Agency of Canada. Read the report […]

Experts gather to discuss gaps in Maternal Immunization

Landscape Analysis of the Immunobiology of Maternal Immunization May 25-27, 2015 Experts from around the world gathered in Vancouver, BC to discuss key knowledge gaps in pregnancy and early life immunity in relation to maternal immunization.  Results of the Maternal Immunization Workshop will guide future research directions to reduce newborn and infant morbidity and mortality. […]

3rd International Neonatal & Maternal Immunisation Symposium (INMIS-2015)

Global Strategies for Global Impact 4th-6th November, 2015 The 2015 International Neonatal & Maternal Immunisation Symposium (INMIS) will be held in The Gabmia, West Africa from November 4-6, 2015. Over the last few years, a number of clinical trials have enrolled mothers and infants into vaccine studies, including in Africa. This next INMIS will assess […]

Congratulations Dr. Barbara Law!

CIC2014: Dr. Scott Halperin

CIC2014: AVALON – Advanced Vaccinology Learning Online

CAIRE, Public Health Ontario, and Public Health Agency of Canada have formed a partnership to develop and pilot an advanced vaccinology course (termed AVALON – Advanced Vaccinology Learning Online) via Skills Enhancement for Public Health. Vaccines and immunization programs are complex, requiring advanced technology to develop and utilization of intricate methods to evaluate, and there are […]