The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) announced today that 16 of its Cancer Care Mission teams have received the highest levels of accreditation from the Direction de la lutte contre le cancer.
Le ministre de la Santé et des Services sociaux, le docteur Yves Bolduc, en présence du député de Marquette, monsieur François Ouimet, a annoncé un investissement de 29 millions de dollars sur trois ans pour augmenter le volume d’intervention en chirurgie bariatrique,
(OTTAWA) The Government of Canada, in consultation with provinces and territories, and international partners, continues to implement a proactive and balanced response to the H1N1 flu virus.
Given that the latest information from Mexico indicates the risk of contracting the virus has decreased and that nearly all of the cases reported in Canada and the United States have been mild, as of May 18, 2009, the Public Health Agency of Canada no longer recommends Canadians postpone elective or non-essential travel to Mexico.
Canadian Pandemic Influenza Plan for the Health Sector - Annex E - The Use of Antiviral Drugs During a Pandemic
At the time of an outbreak with a novel virus or a pandemic, these recommendations need to be considered in the context of this situation and changes made to strategies on the basis of the emerging epidemiology or other data (e.g. antiviral resistance, optimal treatment course).
News Release - Health Minister, Chief Public Health Officer help kids learn basics of flu prevention
Minister of Health Leona Aglukkaq and Chief Public Health Officer Dr. David Butler-Jones visited a local elementary school today to talk to children about how to prevent the spread of the flu.
Federal Minister of Health Leona Aglukkaq today expressed sympathy following the announcement by the Government of Alberta of Canada's first death associated with H1N1 flu virus.
The Honourable Leona Aglukaaq, Canada's Minister of Health, and Dr. David Butler-Jones, Canada's Chief Public Health Officer, today confirmed an additional 13 cases of H1N1 flu virus (three in Alberta, two in Saskatchewan, seven in Ontario and one in Quebec) bringing the total Canadian count to 214.
The Public Health Agency of Canada's National Microbiology Laboratory (NML) is a Level Four laboratory, with over 400 employees. The NML was established in 1999.The NML is internationally recognized as one of a handful of laboratories in the world with the capacity to work with highly pathogenic viruses.