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Guidance: Infection Prevention and Control Measures for Occupational Health Management for all Health Care Settings

This guidance document has been developed to provide guidance for the occupational health (OH) and infection prevention and control (IPC) management of health care workers (HCWs) and other staff to prevent the transmission of Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 Flu Virus in all settings where health care is provided.

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Published on : 15 Dec 2009

Notice To The Media - December 15, 2009

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.

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Published on : 15 Dec 2009

Guidance for Remote and Isolated (RI) Communities in the context of the pandemic (H1N1) 2009 outbreak

This document can be used by community health planners, public health departments, regional health authorities and the provinces and territories, as well as health care providers who work with remote and isolated communities.

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Published on : 10 Dec 2009

Helping Nerve Cells Find Their Way

The ability of our nervous system to function properly relies on elaborate and precise connections between nerve cells and their targets. In a new study, researchers at The Neuro - The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, McGill University identify a receptor capable of directing and controlling a set of nerve cell projections to their specific target.

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Published on : 07 Dec 2009

Vaccine Surveillance Report

All vaccines authorized for use in Canada have been carefully tested for safety.

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Published on : 04 Dec 2009

Tuberculosis: On the Path to Prevention

Researchers at the MUHC and their international colleagues have identified the first genetic resistance factor against tuberculosis infection.

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Published on : 30 Nov 2009

Notice To The Media - November 27, 2009

Federal Minister of Health Leona Aglukkaq will receive her H1N1 vaccine shot.

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Published on : 27 Nov 2009

BLG’s generous donation marks significant step for community investment in new MUHC

Top quality health care is central to ensuring Montreal remains a leading international city that offers an enhanced quality of life.

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Published on : 26 Nov 2009

Tailor-made HIV/AIDS treatment closer to reality

An innovative treatment for HIV/AIDS patients developed by McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) researchers has passed its first clinical trial with flying colours.

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Published on : 25 Nov 2009

MUHC Director General’s Awards Shines Spotlight on Exceptional Employees

The McGill University Health Centre is proud to announce the exceptional contributions of nine employees and one team as part of the first annual MUHC Director General’s Awards

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Published on : 24 Nov 2009

Lachine Hospital Launches $3 Million Fundraising Campaign

Community leaders including Lachine Mayor Claude Dauphin will participate tomorrow in the launch of the Lachine Hospital Foundation’s most ambitious campaign in its history.

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Published on : 23 Nov 2009

Guidance on the Use of H1N1 Flu Vaccine (Revised November 20, 2009)

This statement provides a summary of the epidemiology of pandemic H1N1 human influenza (pH1N1), as well as information on the pH1N1 vaccines approved for use in Canada and their recommended usage.

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Published on : 21 Nov 2009

Public Health Guidance for the Prevention and Management of Influenza like Illness (ILI), Including the Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 Influenza Virus Related to Communal Living Settings

This guidance document is provided for public health officials by the Public Health Agency of Canada in response to the pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza virus outbreak.

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Published on : 20 Nov 2009

20th anniversary of the convention on the rights of the child

CHU Sainte-Justine and the Montreal Children’s Hospital unite for the good of our children

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Published on : 19 Nov 2009