The Government of Canada today reassured Canadians that it will continue to implement the Canadian Pandemic Influenza Plan in close coordination with domestic and international partners in order to address H1N1 flu virus.
The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, federal Minister of Health, along with Dr. David Butler-Jones, Chief Public Health Officer of Canada, Dr. Frank Plummer, Scientific Director General of the National Microbiology Laboratory, and Dr.
The Public Health Agency of Canada has posted today's updated national case numbers of H1N1 flu virus infections in Canada, as reported by the provincial and territorial health authorities.
Canadian Pandemic Influenza Plan for the Health Sector - Annex B - Influenza Pandemic Planning Considerations in On Reserve First Nations Communities (Updated: June 2009)
The Canadian Pandemic Influenza Plan for the Health Sector (CPIP) is a guidance document developed to assist in the preparation for and response to an influenza pandemic in all jurisdictions in Canada. The purpose of Annex B is to provide guidance to pandemic planners, at all levels of government, regarding influenza pandemic considerations in on reserve First Nations communities.
The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of Health, is pleased to announce another measure to address the H1N1 flu virus. The Government of Canada will fund a national influenza research network focused on pandemic vaccine evaluation. The network will strengthen Canada's capacity to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of a pandemic influenza vaccine and vaccination programs.
The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) announced today that Mutsumi Takahashi and Jean Béliveau have agreed to serve as co-chairs of The Best Care for Life Public Campaign, which is needed to help finance its redevelopment on the Glen, Mountain and Lachine campuses.
The Oacis project, which represents a collaboration between the Centre hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CHUM), the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC), and TELUS Health Solutions, won the prize in the Business Solutions - Software category at the Gala des Octas this week.
The story of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, about the positive and negative aspects of the same person, could also apply to proteins. Cellular inhibitor of apoptosis proteins (IAPs), are known to have negative effects by promoting the development of many cancers.
Federal Minister of Health Leona Aglukkaq and Dr. David Butler-Jones, Canada's Chief Public Health Officer, today confirmed 223 additional Canadian cases of the H1N1 flu virus, bringing the total number of laboratory confirmed cases in Canada to 719.