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The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) launched the Vaccine Community Innovation Challenge on March 8, 2021, to seek creative ideas for community-based information initiatives. This is the Backgrounder for the Funding Recipients.
This is the backgrounder for the mental health and distress centres. Supporting the mental health and well-being of Canadians, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic, is a priority for the Government of Canada. A $50 million investment to increase the capacity of distress centres across the country, announced in the 2020 Fall Economic Statement, will help connect Canadians to the appropriate supports and resources. This funding will provide distress centres across Canada with the support they need to meet increased demand for crisis services.
Initial supplies of authorized COVID-19 vaccines are not expected to be sufficient to offer vaccination to all Canadians in whom they are authorized for use until the fall of 2021. Therefore, recommendations to prioritize key populations for early immunization are needed in order to meet the pandemic response goal as equitably, ethically and efficiently as possible.
As a public health emergency of international concern, the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic (caused by the novel SARS-CoV-2 virus) has already impacted many aspects of healthcare delivery. Within Canada, all provinces and territories have initiated a range of public health measures to mitigate the transmission of SARS-CoV-2 and reduce the impact of the outbreak on healthcare systems; in some cases, this includes deferral of non-essential medical visits. Immunizations, particularly in infants and toddlers, are essential. If capacity is not sufficient to maintain all routine programs, emphasis should be put on the primary series and booster doses for children aged less than two years.
This guidance document is intended to help importers, distributors, manufacturers and other establishments meet their regulatory requirements.
A guide to support ethics deliberation and decision-making in the public health response to the COVID-19 pandemic, including the various transition phases that will occur over the course of the pandemic.
This funding is designed to protect Canadians from vaccine preventable disease by supporting our health partners in three priority areas: Build capacity of Health Care Providers as vaccinators and vaccination promoters; Support Community-based COVID-19 Education, Promotion and Outreach; and Build capacity for Evidence-Based Vaccination Communication. Also provides the currently funded projects and the completed projects.
With new, more transmissible variants of the COVID-19 virus in countries around the world, the Government of Canada continues to take a data-driven and precautionary approach to its border measures for travellers entering Canada. The Government of Canada's phased approach to easing border measures is grounded in meeting specific public health criteria, and based on scientific evidence and the epidemiological situation in Canada and globally. The Government of Canada will continue to review the available evidence and monitor the situation to determine future border measures adjustments to protect the health and safety of Canadians.
Data to keep Canadians up to date on where we are and models to understand where we might be heading in the COVID-19 epidemic.
Emergency Situation Facing Canadians in Light of the COVID-19 Pandemic