Monkeypox: Infection Prevention and Control

Introduction

This webinar is for clinicians and public health experts, with the goal of improving knowledge about the evolving monkeypox situation. This webinar is about infection prevention and control measures.

This event is hosted by the National Collaborating Centre for Infectious Disease (NCCID), in partnership with the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) and the Association of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Disease (AMMI) Canada.

Resources

Monday, July 11rd, 2022

12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. EST

Participants learn about:

  • What is known and unknown regarding monkeypox transmission.
  • The current recommended practices for infection prevention and control of monkeypox in the clinical and home settings.

The 30-minute presentation is followed by a Q&A session. Participants were encouraged to submit
questions of interest prior to the webinar.

Moderator

Dr. Yoav Keynan, Scientific Director, NCCID

Speaker

Dr. Yves Longtin

Dr. Yves Longtin is an infectious disease specialist, medical microbiologist, and a clinician-scientist
researcher. He is the chair of the Infection Prevention and Control Unit of the Jewish General Hospital
(JGH) in Montreal. He is the president of the Quebec C. difficile surveillance program (SPIN-CD), a
member of Quebec Provincial Infection Control Committee, and an Associate Professor at McGill
University. His research focuses on the mechanisms leading to healthcare-associated infections and aims
to develop new strategies to prevent these infections.