Dr Theresa Tam on mental and physical well-being

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Ottawa – Dr Theresa Tam, Chief Public Health Officer of Canada says spending time with friends, being active, or finding a new hobby to enjoy are great ways to SelfCare. She added taking the time to do things that improve your mental and physical well-being is what self-care is all about. The Canadian Mental Health Association says research shows that …

CDC Vaccine

Canada’s top doctor says gets vaccinated this holiday season

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Ottawa – Chief Public Health Officer of Canada Dr Theresa Tam has urged Canadians to keep up-to-date with their Covid-19 and flu vaccinations and to stay home if sick. She also suggests wearing masks, ensuring proper ventilation indoors, hand washing and using Covid-19 rapid tests. She said pregnant are at greater risk of developing severe outcomes conditions.  

Opioid Overdoses

Opioid Overdoses – Latest National Data on Substance-Related Harms

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Ottawa – The co-chairs of the federal, provincial and territorial Special Advisory Committee on the Epidemic of Opioid Overdoses—Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer, and Dr. Yves Léger, New Brunswick’s Acting Chief Medical Officer of Health—issued the following statement on the release of the latest surveillance data on opioid- and stimulant-related harms in Canada from January 2016 to June 2022, …

Antimicrobial Awareness Week Canada

Dr Theresa Tam on World Antimicrobial Awareness Week

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Ottawa – From November 18 to 24, 2022, we recognized the annual World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW). This year’s campaign called for cross-sectoral collaboration to preserve the efficacy of these important medications and to strengthen preventive measures addressing antimicrobial resistance (AMR). AMR is already having a significant burden on human health, our health care system, and the economy. Over 14,000 …

HealthADAPT projects

Building resilience through HealthADAPT program

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The program provides information and solutions to support the health sector as it adapts to the impacts of climate change Ottawa – As outlined in the annual report of Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer, Dr Theresa Tam, Mobilizing Public Health Action on Climate Change in Canada, climate change is the largest health threat facing people in Canada and around the …

Canada reinforces health partnerships in Americas

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Ottawa – Helping people achieve their optimal health is a collective responsibility of all nations and we must leverage lessons learned and move forward with innovative, transformative and compassionate solutions to help reduce disparities at all levels. This past week, Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer, attended the 30th Pan American Sanitary Conference, a high-level event convened every five …

Nuvaxocid vaccine

Novavax COVID-19 vaccine gets approval for use in Canada

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Ottawa  – Health Canada has approved Nuvaxocid vaccine, which is protein-based, and is the first of its kind to get approval. This is a fifth Covid-19 vaccine to be approved. Dr Theresa Tam, Canada’s chief public health officer, said recently: “It can help remove barriers to vaccination by providing an additional option to adults who have not yet received a Covid-19 …