McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) news
Assembly of First Nations and Health Canada to Co-host a Virtual Summit on H1N1 Preparedness November 10th, 2009
On November 10, 2009 at 12:00 noon EST Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq and National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Shawn Atleo will co-host a Virtual Summit on H1N1 preparedness for First Nations communities.
The Royal Victoria Hospital Foundation today announced that Montreal business leader and philanthropist Peter Duffield was selected as Chairman of the Foundation.
Guidance: Infection prevention and control measures for Health Care Workers Providing Care or Service in the Home
This fact sheet has been developed to provide guidance to health care workers (HCWs) in the infection prevention and control management of suspected or confirmed cases with Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 Flu Virus.
The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, federal Minister of Health, along with Dr. David Butler-Jones, Chief Public Health Officer of Canada, and Dr. Danielle Grondin, Infectious Disease and Emergency Preparedness at the Public Health Agency of Canada, will provide an update on the H1N1 flu virus
Guidance for the Preparedness and Management of Influenza-Like Illness (ILI), Including Pandemic (H1N1) 2009, in Residential Facilities in Remote and Isolated Communities
This guidance document has been prepared to provide guidance to facility managers and planners on preparing for and managing outbreaks of influenza-like illness (ILI), including pandemic (H1N1) 2009 in residential facilities (e.g. personal care homes, group homes, womens shelters, homeless shelters, correctional institutions, and addictions facilities) in remote and isolated communities.
Guidance for Clinical Management of Patients with Influenza-Like-Illness (ILI) in the context of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 in Remote and Isolated Communities
It is estimated that pregnant women are at approximately five fold increased risk of hospitalization and about three fold increased risk of severe outcomes (ICU admissions or deaths) from pH1N1 infection compared to the general population in the same age group.