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Vaccine Safety - Regulation of H1N1 vaccine

Vaccine Safety - Regulation of H1N1 vaccine

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Published on : 15 Oct 2009

Canada Supports Scientific Research to Deepen Knowledge of H1N1 Flu Virus

The Government of Canada through the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) today announced support for five new research projects designed to help further understand and address the H1N1 flu virus.

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Published on : 14 Oct 2009

NOTICE TO THE MEDIA - A tour of areas in the National Microbiology Laboratory that focus on work relating to the H1N1 flu virus.

A tour of areas in the National Microbiology Laboratory that focus on work relating to the H1N1 flu virus. They will be joined by Dr. Frank Plummer, Chief Science Advisor for the Public Health Agency of Canada.

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Published on : 14 Oct 2009

News Release - Town Hall in Iqaluit Tackles Vaccine Myths

Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq and Dr. David Butler-Jones, Canada's Chief Public Health Officer, addressed some of the myths around vaccine safety, effectiveness, and side effects at a town hall meeting with community members in Nunavut today.

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Published on : 13 Oct 2009

Backgrounder: Vaccine Myths

It is important to know what is myth and what is fact. The following are among the more common myths surrounding flu vaccines, including both the seasonal and the H1N1 vaccines.

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Published on : 13 Oct 2009

News Release - Government of Canada launches H1N1 Preparedness Guide

Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq today announced the release of a comprehensive preparedness guide that will provide Canadians with information about the H1N1 flu virus, steps they can take to protect themselves, and what to do if they, or their family members, get sick.

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Published on : 13 Oct 2009

NOTICE TO THE MEDIA - Canada will provide an update on the H1N1 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, Assistant Deputy Minister, Infectious Disease and Emergency Preparedness in the Public Health Agency of Canada, will provide an update on the H1N1 flu virus.

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Published on : 13 Oct 2009

Update Statement on the MUHC’s Glen Campus

The MUHC is now in its fifth week of the Evaluation Process of the detailed public-private-partnership (PPP) proposals for the Glen Campus.

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Published on : 13 Oct 2009

Hand Hygiene Recommendations for Remote and Isolated Community Settings

This guidance document is being provided by the Public Health Agency of Canada in response to the pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza virus.

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Published on : 07 Oct 2009

Hand Washing Techniques

The Government of Canada has issued guidance for Canadians on proper hand washing techniques to control and prevent the spread of infectious diseases.

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Published on : 07 Oct 2009

One small step for neurons, one giant leap for nerve cell repair

The repair of damaged nerve cells is a major problem in medicine today. A new study by researchers at the Montreal NeurologicaI Institute and Hospital (The Neuro) and McGill University, is a significant advance towards a solution for neuronal repair.

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Published on : 07 Oct 2009

Mexico Hosts High Level North American Meeting in Response to 2009 Influenza A (H1N1)

The Government of Mexico today hosted a meeting with senior officials from Canada and the United States as part of ongoing North American efforts to address the challenges posed by the 2009 Influenza A(H1N1).

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Published on : 06 Oct 2009

Major discovery opens door to leishmania treatment

Researchers at MUHC/McGill uncover key role played by a molecule in the process of infection used by the parasite that causes leishmania

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Published on : 06 Oct 2009

At the McGill University Health Centre, green is golden

AGPI Grants a Pilier d’Or in Environment for Montreal General Hospital Projects

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Published on : 02 Oct 2009

The MUHC goes to the gym

MUHC and CURVES partnership aims to improve breast cancer survival

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Published on : 01 Oct 2009