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As part of the National Immunization Strategy objectives for 2016-2021, vaccination coverage goals and vaccine preventable disease reduction targets were set based on international standards and best practices. The goals and targets are consistent with Canada's commitment to World Health Organization (WHO) disease elimination targets and Global Vaccine Action Plan, while reflecting the Canadian context.
Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention in Canada: Research, Policy and Practice (the HPCDP Journal) is the monthly, online scientific journal of the Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention Branch of the Public Health Agency of Canada. The journal publishes articles on disease prevention, health promotion and health equity in the areas of chronic diseases, injuries and life course health. Content includes research from fields such as public/community health, epidemiology, biostatistics, the behavioural and social sciences, and health services or economics.
The Canada Communicable Disease Report is a bilingual, open-access, peer-reviewed journal on the prevention and control of emerging and persistent infectious diseases.
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.
The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) released new modelling projections of the number of opioid-related deaths that may occur over the course of the coming months. The results of the model suggest that, under some scenarios, the number of opioid-related deaths may remain high or may even increase through to December 31, 2021.
Fully vaccinated travellers entering Canada during COVID-19.The border changes for August 9. - American citizens and permanent residents of the United States, who currently reside in the U.S. and who qualify as fully vaccinated travellers, will be able to enter Canada for discretionary travel starting August 9.
The COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage Survey (CVCS) targets all Canadian adults living in the 10 provinces and the capital cities of the 3 territories, except those who live: in institutions or collective dwellings; on-reserve. The purpose of the survey is to measure COVID-19 vaccination coverage in Canada and the provinces and territories. The survey compares vaccination coverage levels by different socio-demographic subgroups. This survey also helps to: find out why some people choose not to get vaccinated; find out if people who are not yet vaccinated against COVID-19 plan to get vaccinated; learn more about people's knowledge, attitudes and beliefs about COVID-19 vaccines and vaccines in general; learn more about trusted sources of information related to COVID-19 vaccines to inform communication efforts.
The Electronic Pesticide Regulatory System, dubbed e-PRS, offers a new approach to information management and will enable the Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) to continue the evolution from a completely paper-based system to a sophisticated system using information technology.
This is a checklist containing reminders to assist you in planning your engagement sessions on COVID-19 vaccines.
We are asking you to share, on your social media channel, your reason for getting vaccinated. Sharing your vaccination story can increase vaccine confidence amongst people in Canada. As more people get vaccinated, our communities become safer and we can all get back to the people, places and things we miss.