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Brampton to host 10th annual Health, Wellness and Accessibility Information Fair

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BRAMPTON – The City of Brampton invites residents to the 10th annual Health, Wellness and Accessibility information fair at the Cassie Campbell Community Centre on Saturday, November 12 from 10 am to 2 pm. The free-to-attend fair will feature exhibitors with information and resources about healthy living and community services available to assist those living with a disability or disorder. …

Respiratory Syncytial Virus RSV

Common symptoms of RSV

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Ottawa – The respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) are rising in Canada, particularly in children. It causes infections in respiratory tract. Doctors say as cases are increasing in the United States, it is affecting Canada too. The Public Health Agency of Canada, in its latest respiratory virus detection report has mentioned rise in positive RSV cases since early September adding cases …

Anopheles stephensi Africa

Anopheles stephensi spread in Africa

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Africa – An invasive species of malaria-carrying mosquito from Asia is spreading in Africa. It is posing threat to millions of people in Africa, home to over 95% of the world’s 627,000 malaria deaths in 2020. It is being spread by the dominant Anopheles gambiae group of mosquitoes. It can breed in urban water supplies, and thrive in dry season. …

Strategic Science Fund

Strategic Science Fund Canada

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Fund will support research organizations through competitive, peer-reviewed process Ottawa – The scientific breakthroughs of tomorrow will be born out of the work that our researchers and innovators are doing today. That is why the Government of Canada is committed to supporting, leveraging and protecting Canadian research and science to grow the economy and improve the quality of life of …

Coalition for Action for Health Workers

Health Canada announces Coalition for Action for Health Workers

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Ottawa – The Government of Canada recognizes the immense contributions health professionals made throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and continue to make every day. The Government shares the concerns raised by health workers on the state of the health care system, including the impacts that the health workforce crisis is having on their patients’ ability to receive quality care when and …

Vaping leads to smoking in teenagers

Vaping worse than smoking

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Washington – Researchers at the American Heart Association have said e-cigarettes are more harmful than smoking. Lead author Matthew C. Tattersall, DO, MS, an assistant professor of medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and the associate director of preventive cardiology at UW Health says in a media releas: “Immediately after vaping or smoking, there …

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Creating 4 New Units for People with Dementia 

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Province investing in innovative care models to provide people with more connected, convenient care TORONTO — The Ontario government is investing $5.91 million to create four new Behavioural Specialized Units (BSU) at long-term care homes in Ajax, Penetanguishene and Scarborough. These additional units will provide more vulnerable long-term care residents with complex care needs like dementia with safe, quality care …

Public Health Agency of Canada

Information about Covid-19 at Federal Training Centre

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Ottawa – The Correctional Service Canada (CSC) advises that 19 inmates in the minimum security unit at the Federal Training Centre, in Quebec, have tested positive for COVID-19. The health and safety of our employees, inmates and the public continue to be our top priority. We are closely monitoring the situation, and measures are in place to minimize spread of …