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 …

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Canada invests $10m in research to transform public health for Canadians

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Researchers will address pressing health challenges and help revitalize public health systems across the country Ottawa – The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed the importance of maintaining a strong public health system to protect the health of Canadians. The Public Health Agency of Canada and its counterparts in provinces, territories, and municipalities across the country play an essential role in preventing the spread …

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Canada’s top doctor says things will improve

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Ottawa – Canada’s top doctor, Dr Theresa Tam, says she remains hopeful going into the new year—one she hopes will allow us to live more comfortably with the virus that has long disrupted life as we know it. She told CTV: “It’s true that nobody can really have a crystal ball, but I think it’s just a reminder that we’re …