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.
The goal of this 2013 consultation was to gather input on the type of knowledge products that would be useful to public health practitioners.
A summary of the known facts and key issues concerning the prevention of primary influenza and the control measures in pig farms, for the purpose of shedding some light on policies, programs, and practices.
A meta-analysis of all studies of laboratory-confirmed pH1N1 influenza infection in adults and children which correlated antiviral therapy with hospitalization, ICU admission or death.
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.
Public health practitioners need to understand burden of illness to help set priorities. This document explains the principles and methods of the 2012 Global Burden of Disease (GBD) international project.
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.
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