News @ a glance
- Vaccine for next flu season in Canada to contain same strains as last season's. // Canadian Pharmacists Journal (Allen Press Publishing Services In;Jul/Aug2011, Vol. 144 Issue 4, p160
The article reports on the announcement of the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC), stating that the vaccine for the 2011-2012 influenza season will contain the same strains as last season such as A-California H1N1, A-Perth, H3N2, and B-Brisbane.
- New mumps guidelines. Kondro, Wayne // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/23/2010 Supplement, Vol. 182, pE170
The article offers information on the new mumps guidelines in healthcare in Canada, citing the need for health care facilities to give the measles-mumps rubella vaccine to all health care workers with mumps case or have not completed the vaccine by the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC).
- Exciting advances in immunisation. Taylor, Lynn // New Zealand Doctor;2/9/2011, p25
The article discusses the highlights of the Ninth Canadian Immunisation Conference hosted by the Public Health Agency of Canada in Quebec in December 2011. The four-day programmed discussed several topics that included H1N1 influenza, human papillomavirus (HPV), and invasive pneumococcal disease...
- Mandatory influenza vaccination? First we need a better vaccine. Gardam, Michael; Lemieux, Camille // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/14/2013, Vol. 185 Issue 8, p369
The author focuses on the influenza vaccination programs of health care workers. He mentions about the vaccination rates achieved in the vaccination programs of health care workers. He concerns about the low vaccination rates that decrease the morbidity and mortality among residents of long-term...
- In brief:. // Active Living;Nov2009, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p5
The article offers health care news briefs. The Public Health Agency of Canada has posted on its web site the 2007 Report on the Integrated Pan-Canadian Healthy Living Strategy. The 22 meta-analysis from the Annals of Oncology have found that their are no preventive effect for antioxidant...
- Planning and Implementation of a Student-led Immunization Clinic. Dang, Christina J.; Dudley, Janet E.; Truong, Hoai-An; Boyle, Cynthia J.; Layson-Wolf, Cherokee // American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education;2012, Vol. 76 Issue 5, p1
Students and faculty planned and implemented a pharmacist-led influenza clinic on election day. A needs assessment was conducted, and a core team was convened for planning and reaching out to health departments. Stakeholders helped to identify polling sites and obtain sponsorship for...
- Immunize or mask: A choice to protect patients in BC. Henry, Bonnie; Kendall, Perry // British Columbia Medical Journal;Dec2016, Vol. 58 Issue 10, p555
In this article, the author focuses on the development of influenza vaccine policy among health care workers and improved protection for our vulnerable patients, and also mentions the importance of health care worker influenza protection policy.
- The current influenza vaccine: Best defense from 'flu?'. Buchta, William G. // Infectious Disease News;Aug2011, Vol. 24 Issue 8, p44
The author reflects on the issue of mandatory influenza vaccination for health care workers.
- Flu vaccine options. Miller, Jim // Wilson County News;9/16/2015, Vol. 42 Issue 37, p5B
The article contains answer on flu vaccine options available for the year 2015 depending on health, age and personal preferences.