Dr. Allison McGeer, Professor in the Departments of Laboratory Medicine & Pathobiology and Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, and Director of Infection Control, Mount Sinai Hospital, discussed the epidemiology, clinical presentation, diagnosis and management as well as hospital outbreaks and infection control issues of this important topic at the recent AMMI-Canada /CACMID Annual Conference […]
Dr. David Fisman (Toronto, ON) summarized the implications of changing weather patterns and extreme environmental events for infectious disease epidemiology globally and in Canada. He provided evidence linking transmission of vector-borne diseases (including Lyme disease and West Nile virus infection) as well as certain enteric diseases to extreme weather and climatic changes in the Canadian […]
Dr. Linda Hoang, Head of the Public Health Advanced Bacteriology and Mycology Program at the BC Centre for Disease Control, discussed this important topic at the BCCDC Grand Rounds in Vancouver on January 28, 2014. Download her Presentation.
Antibiotic Awareness Week is part of a worldwide effort to promote responsible use of antibiotics and coincides with similar activities in the United States and Europe. Information about Antibiotic Awareness Week 2013 in Canada can be found at AntibioticAwareness.ca, and includes posters to download and a link to webinars. This initiative is a collaboration of many health […]
Dr. King K. Holmes, recipient of the 2013 Canada Giardner Global Health Award, discussed “Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI): Major Progress, Current Challenges and Future Opportunities” in Vancouver on October 31, 2013. Download his Presentation.