Tag: Public Health Agency of Canada

Ready for Some Pillow Talk? Quick tips for Quality Care This year, Sexual and Reproductive Health Awareness Week (SRH Week) will take place from February 12-18 with the theme: Ready for some pillow talk? The 2017 campaign will build on last year’s campaign by asking health care providers to “start the conversation” for the best… Read more »

The Public Health Agency of Canada is pleased to announce the release of the Population-specific Status Report: HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted and blood borne infections among youth in Canada. This report is sixth in the series of reports prepared by the Public Health Agency of Canada on populations particularly affected by HIV/AIDS and other… Read more »

Update on PHAC’s HIV and Hepatitis C Activities

Under the Federal Initiative to Address HIV/AIDS in Canada and the Hepatitis C Prevention, Support and Research Program, the Agency currently manages separate funding programs to support the community response to HIV and hepatitis C. The projects under these programs are in the process of being extended for three years, from April 1, 2014 –… Read more »

THURSDAY FEBRUARY 6, 2014 1PM EST* The Canadian Notifiable Disease Surveillance System has been operating since 1924.  A website has recently been launched that allows users to explore the data in detail, generating charts and graphs, with data tables and limitations of the data provided. This presentation will walk potential users through the functionalities of… Read more »

Thursday, Dec. 5th 2013 @1:00pm EST The Public Health Agency of Canada has developed interim infection prevention and control guidance for healthcare organizations and healthcare workers for the management of patients presenting to acute care facilities in Canada, with suspected or confirmed Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection. Join us for this webinar where… Read more »

The Public Health Agency of Canada has announced the release of the Population-Specific HIV/AIDS Status Report:  Gay, Bisexual, Two-Spirit and Other Men Who Have Sex With Men, and the Population-Specific HIV/AIDS Status Report: People Living With HIV/AIDS. These reports are the fourth and fifth in a series of reports being prepared by the Public Health… Read more »

HIV Transmission Risk: A Summary of Evidence

      The Public Health Agency of Canada is pleased to share with you the electronic release of HIV Transmission Risk: A Summary of the Evidence in English and French. This technical document is a comprehensive review of the evidence on the risk of transmission of HIV associated with sexual activities, injection and other drug… Read more »