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Effectiveness of School Closure for the Control of Influenza: A Review of Recent Evidence

School closures continue to be considered by public health as a way to manage the spread and severity of influenza. This project provides an up-to-date review and assessment of studies on the effectiveness of closing schools.

Published: 2014

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Project No. 180

Optimal Treatment Strategies for Remote and Isolated Communities

Mathematical modelling, simulations, and statistical analysis were used to make recommendations in this paper for the effective use of antiviral drugs for treatment and prophylaxis in remote and isolated communities

Published: 2014

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Project No. 160

Canadian Healthcare Workers’ Experiences Associated with Vaccination Against Pandemic H1N1 Influenza: A Review of the Qualitative Literature

Mandatory vaccination remains a difficult public health issue. NCCID commissioned this review of qualitative research that asked Canadian health care workers their views on the subject.

Published: 2014

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Project No. 183

Key Informant Interviews: Challenges and opportunities for the prevention, early detection, and mitigation of zoonotic influenza at the swine-human interface in Canada

This project sought and recorded expert opinions, post pandemic H1N1, on how government and members of the swine industry can work together to prevent and detect a pandemic zoonotic influenza virus in Canada.

Published: 2014

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Project No. 156

Canadian Healthcare Workers’ experiences during pandemic H1N1 influenza: Lessons from Canada’s response

This paper reviews all relevant qualitative research on the experiences of Canadian healthcare workers who were so critical to the response during the 2009 H1N1 pandemic.

Published: 2014

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Project No. 182

Swine Surveillance for Public Health Planning

This Evidence Review summarizes and highlights the current state of knowledge and the key issues of swine influenza virus surveillance to inform public health policies, programs and practices.

Published: 2013

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Project No. 134