This document reviews the evidence on Human Papillomavirus (HPV) immunization effectiveness in Canada and investigates what HPV vaccines are, why they are important for population health in Canada, and how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the future epidemiology of HPV in Canada.
Big Data Analytics Infographic
This summary of big data analytics describes analytical approaches, processes, and uses which can benefit Public Health.
Partnering with Community Pharmacists to Fight Antimicrobial Resistance
This case story, along with other stories of ‘joint action for equity’ in the Learning from Practice series, offers insights about how partnerships can begin, what helps them succeed, and where roles or systems can change to improve population health and health equity.
Vaccine Effectiveness vs Vaccine Efficacy
This infographic describes the difference between vaccine effectiveness and vaccine efficacy.
Types of Vaccines
This infographic describes the types of vaccines, including live attenuated vaccines, inactivated vaccines, toxoid vaccines, nucleic acid vaccines, viral vector vaccines, and more.
Anatomy of a Vaccine
This infographic describes the anatomy of vaccines, the purposes of main components and other common components.
Community-Centred Collaboration Responds to Cargill Outbreak
Working Together to Holistically Support the Underhoused Population During COVID-19
Shelters and Public Health: A Winter Institute Final Report
This report summarizes the Winter Institute, held on February 7-9, 2023 in Winnipeg. The event brought together over 100 community experts, policy makers and public health personnel from Northern Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario, to explore the potential for partnerships between shelters and public health.
Connect Care’s Best Practice Advisory for Syphilis
In this case study, we describe the process and planning done by AHS STI Services to create an outbreak strategy using a Best Practice Advisory. The BPA is an example of a promising practice for syphilis testing alerts that can be adapted in other parts of the country.
Maximizing the impact of limited vaccine supply under different early epidemic conditions: a 2-city modelling analysis of monkeypox transmission among men who have sex with men
This study sought to explore how different epidemic conditions could affect optimal allocation of a limited supply of mpox vaccines across 2 partially connected GBMSM networks.
Global Immunization Programs: A Summary and Consideration of Polio Vaccine Programs
This document provides a summary of the significant progress made in immunization globally, and a history of efforts towards polio eradication. The aim of this project is to explore various strategies used by other parts of the world and provide recommendation to improve Canada immunization programs, particularly following the COVID-19 pandemic. There are lessons to be learned for Canada from the experiences of other countries in providing mass immunization programs.