The National Collaborating Centre for Infectious Diseases presents:
A Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) COVID-19 Vaccines webinar for Health Care Providers (HCPs).
This moderated webinar will include a presentation and discussion with live Q&A to inform health care and vaccine providers on COVID-19 in children and authorized COVID-19 vaccine for pediatric use in Canada.
At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:
- Identify the factors that parents or guardians should consider when deciding on COVID-19 vaccination for children aged 5-11 years.
- Describe the COVID-19 pandemic among children 5-11 years of age in Canada.
- Summarize the clinical trial information available on the COVID-19 vaccine authorized in children 5-11 years of age.
- Explain NACI recommendations for children 5-11 years of age.
Dr. Joanne Embree, MSc, MD, FRCPC. Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, Department of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, University of Manitoba.
Dr. Anne Pham-Huy, MD, FRCPC, Pediatric Infectious Diseases Specialist, CHEO. Assistant Professor, University of Ottawa
Dr. Marina Salvadori, MD, FRCPC. Clinical Lead, COVID-19, Public Health Agency of Canada
Dr. Nicole Forbes, Ph.D., NACI Secretariat, Public Health Agency of Canada