Tag: PHAC

The Public Health Agency of Canada is launching the call for Letters of Intent (LOI) to the Community Action Fund in early 2016. Join us for one of the following webinars where you can learn about feedback the Agency received during stakeholder consultations and how the Community Action Fund has been revised in response to those… Read more »

On behalf of the Public Health Agency of Canada’s Centre for Communicable Diseases and Infection Control, we are pleased to announce the release of the Summary: Estimates of HIV Incidence, Prevalence and Proportion Undiagnosed in Canada, 2014. This publication provides the most up-to-date information on the incidence and prevalence of HIV in Canada, and replaces… Read more »

The Public Health Agency of Canada sent the following correspondence to PAN, which we would like to share with our member agencies: Good afternoon. I would like to take this opportunity to thank you again for your comments on Public Health Agency of Canada’s (Agency) approach to the Community Action Fund (CAF) and to provide… Read more »

OPTION 1 – TUESDAY June 23, 2015 3:00-4:00 PM EST*: OPTION 2 – THURSDAY June 24, 2015 11:00-12:00 PM EST* On April 1, 2017, the Public Health Agency of Canada’s HIV and Hepatitis C Grants and Contributions funding programs will be integrated into a new funding program called the Community Action Fund. This webinar is… Read more »

The Centre for Communicable Diseases and Infection Control of the Public Health Agency of Canada is pleased to announce the release of a new resource entitled Questions & Answers: Prevention of sexually transmitted and blood borne infection among older adults. This resource synthesizes research, and highlights promising practices for the prevention of sexually transmitted and blood… Read more »

Hepatitis B in Canada: 2005–2011 Surveillance Report

The Public Health Agency of Canada is pleased to present the Hepatitis B in Canada: 2005–2011 Surveillance Report. This report was made possible through the collaboration of all provinces and territories, whose continuous contribution to sexually transmitted and bloodborne infection surveillance is appreciated and gratefully acknowledged. The Executive Summary is posted online and a PDF… Read more »

Monday March 2, 2015 @1:00 p.m. ET In commemoration of Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) Awareness Week, the Public Health Agency is pleased to host this webinar featuring two new resources for the prevention and control of sexually transmitted infections. First, we will be highlighting the launch of this year’s SRH Awareness Campaign led by… Read more »

PHAC: Tuberculosis in Canada 2012

On behalf of the Public Health Agency of Canada’s Centre for Communicable Diseases and Infection Control, we are pleased to announce the release of Tuberculosis in Canada 2012 (pdf).  An electronic copy of the report will be available on the PHAC website in March 2015 **************************************************************************************************************************** Il nous fait plaisir d’annoncer, de la part du… Read more »

Friday, February 6, 2015 @1:00pm EST Join us for this webinar where we will present an overview of the 2012-2013 HIV and HCV Performance Measurement Reports. The reports cover activities funded through the national Voluntary Sector Fund; Knowledge Exchange Fund; On-Reserve First Nations, Inuit and Métis Communities HIV/AIDS Project Fund;and the Hepatitis C Prevention, Support… Read more »

For immediate release January 8, 2015 The Honourable Rona Ambrose, P.C., M.P. Health Canada Brooke Claxton Building, Tunney’s Pasture Postal Locator: 0906C Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0K9 Dear Minister, We are writing to request your leadership and your confirmation that the current levels of funding that have been uniquely designated for community led HIV prevention programs… Read more »

Thursday, January 15, 2015 @1:00pm EST Join us for this webinar where we will present an overview of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Canada to the end of 2013, based on case reports of HIV and AIDS submitted by all provinces and territories. This report is published on an annual basis as part of the Public… Read more »

In this issue the CCDR explores what we know about the Hepatitis C virus (HCV) in Canada. Since 1998, Canadian rates of reported HCV cases have declined over 50%, but certain populations remain at risk. An estimated 1% of people have been exposed to Hepatitis C in Canada. In our Useful Links section, find some… Read more »