News@ a glance
- CATIE adopts new role. Rau, Krishna // Xtra (Toronto);12/20/2007, Issue 604, p11
This article reports on the effort of the Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange (CATIE) to create the country's first national network for information on HIV prevention. CATIE will be funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada to work with AIDS service organizations (ASO) and other...
- 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).
- Theory and Practice: Examining PHAC's STI Assessment Guidelines Using Sexual Script Theory. O'Byrne, Patrick; Watts, Jessica // Aporia;Oct2010, Vol. 2 Issue 4, p6
Across Canada, the rates of many sexually transmitted infections (STI), including HIV, continue to fluctuate, with the numbers of new infections increasing within many subpopulations. This warrants an evaluation of the Public Health Agency of Canada's clinical guidelines for STI management. To...
- Fat Canada. // Active Living;Jul2011, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p3
The article focuses on the report on the rate of obesity in Canada. According to the Obesity in Canada joint report by the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) and Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI), Saskatchewan regions possess the highest obesity rate at 35.9% while Richmond and...
- A political prescription is needed to treat obesity. Fletcher, John; Patrick, Kirsten // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/18/2014, Vol. 186 Issue 17, p1275
The authors argue that the problem of obesity will only be curbed by population-level measures supported by legislation. They discuss the insufficiency of diet and physical activity in treating and preventing obesity. They offer information on a joint report on obesity in Canada from the Public...
- HIV treatment as prevention in men who have sex with men: examining the evidence. O'Byrne, Patrick; MacPherson, Paul // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/16/2016, Vol. 188 Issue 3, p198
The article discusses the reliability of HIV treatment as prevention in men who have sex with men based on the observation by the Public Health Agency of Canada. Topics include the evidence that supports HIV treatment as prevention, whether all evidence support the effectiveness of the...
- Cold and flu very common in children this time of year. // Asian Pacific Post;10/27/2011, p5
The article focuses on the findings of the Public Health Agency of Canada that common colds in children occur five to eight times per year and that children also have the highest flu cases.
- 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.
- Government ideology affects AIDS funding. Ling, Justin // Xtra (Toronto);8/23/2012, Issue 726, p9
The article reports that of the funding proposal for 20 projects submitted by the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network (CHLN) to the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) amounting to about 700,000 dollars, only a third of the funding was approved with the axing of 16 proposed activities.