The Public Health Agency of Canada provides webinars for Health Care Providers (HCPs) on COVID-19 vaccines. Webinars are available, and continue to be developed, on different topics that target experienced vaccine providers, new and returning vaccine providers and public health decision makers. The webinars are live, include a moderated Q&A and are available in English and…
This webinar addresses a range of approaches primary care physicians can take in conversations with patients to reduce vaccine hesitancy and improve uptake.
SARS-CoV-2, which causes COVID-19, is a virus from the Coronavirus family. Coronaviruses are named after the Latin word, “corona”, meaning “crown” because they express spike proteins on their surface which resembles the ‘thrones of a crown’. The spike protein is comprised of three domains: a short cytoplasmic tail, a transmembrane domain, and an ectodomain. The…
To support public health knowledge translation during the current outbreak of 2019 Novel Coronavirus, NCCID is releasing a Q+A podcast series for public health professionals and health care practitioners in Canada. Listener submissions and feedback will drive podcast topics. Please contact NCCID Project Manager Shivoan Balakumar to submit questions on 2019-nCoV and COVID-19 for future episodes. Listen below or…
An ecological study using data from Canada’s national influenza surveillance system to investigate whether social distancing measures to control COVID-19 reduced the incident cases of seasonal influenza.
This webinar will inform health care providers on national surveillance measures and effects of vaccines on variants internationally and in Canada.
A Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) COVID-19 Vaccines Webinar for Health Care Providers (HCP’s) to support HCPs’ and vaccine providers’ understanding of and ability to address COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in their practice.
This moderated and live webinar includes a presentation, discussion and Q & A on the National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) recommendations on Extended Dose Intervals and Effectiveness of COVID-19 Vaccines.
Under the leadership of public health agencies, departments and units across the country, the 2020 responses to COVID-19 in Canada have seen an unprecedented mobilization of funds, human resources and materials. Responses have involved communities and multiple federal, provincial and territorial departments across the country.
The Public Health Agency of Canada, Thrombosis Canada and the National Collaborating Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCCID) present a webinar to inform health care providers on the treatment and reporting of Vaccine-induced Immune Thrombotic Thrombocytopenia (VITT).
This webinar is on the mental health challenges at the population level and their behavioural response due to COVID-19.
This moderated, live webinar describes the features and management of delayed injection site reactions following administration of COVID-19 vaccines.