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The Canadian Nursing Index : Specialties : Infection Control and Epidemiology



* Canadian Latex Allergy Association
(Added:15-Sep-1998 Hits:48)

* Health Canada Laboratory Centre for Disease Control
The Laboratory Centre for Disease Control (LCDC) is Canada's national centre for the identification, investigation, prevention and control of human disease. LCDC is one of five directorates within the Health Protection Branch (HPB) of Health Canada, and a key component of the federal government's mandate for public health protection.
(Added:28-Aug-1998 Hits:61)

* Health Canada: Bureau of Microbiology
The Bureau of Microbiology, in collaboration with Provincial Laboratories, develops and uses cutting edge laboratory technologies to define emerging infectious diseases and to enhance surveillance, prevention, investigation and control of infectious diseases of national and international public health importance.
(Added:2-Sep-1999 Hits:43)

* Health Canada: Division of Blood-borne Pathogens
The Division's area of responsibilities comprises pathogens transmitted by blood i.e., through transfusion or shared needle use.
(Added:2-Sep-1999 Hits:38)

* Health Canada: Division of Disease Surveillance
The goal of the Disease Surveillance Division is to help reduce the incidence of infectious diseases in Canada by monitoring and reporting notifiable and other specified infectious diseases; providing up-to-date information on infectious diseases to various levels of government, public officials and special advisory committees including the Advisory Committee on Epidemiology (ACE) in order to assist them in developing and improving surveillance and control policies.
(Added:2-Sep-1999 Hits:45)

* Health Canada: Division of Foodborne and Enteric Disease
The division's mandate is to assess and reduce the risk of foodborne, waterborne and enteric disease in Canadians through national surveillance and targeted special studies.
(Added:2-Sep-1999 Hits:30)

* Health Canada: Division of Immunization
The Division's mandate is recognizing the role of the provinces and territories in the delivery of immunization programs, our mandate is to help reduce the incidence of vaccine-preventable diseases in Canada.
(Added:2-Sep-1999 Hits:57)

* Health Canada: Division of Nosocomial and Occupational Infections
The Mandate of the Division is to enhance infection prevention and control programs in health care facilities and other community settings by collecting, analyzing, interpreting, and disseminating epidemiological information on nosocomial and occupational infections in the Canadian population.
(Added:2-Sep-1999 Hits:110)

* Health Canada: Division of STD Prevention and Control
The Division of STD Prevention and Control provides national leadership and co-ordination through programs which develop and support surveillance and targeted research studies, develop evidence-based national standards and policy, and provide the timely dissemination and exchange of information.
(Added:2-Sep-1999 Hits:50)

* Kingston General Hospital Infection Control
(Added:23-Oct-1999 Hits:44)

* American Journal of Infection Control
(Added:4-Sep-1998 Hits:54)

* Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
The american counterpart of the Health Canada's Laboratory Centre for Disease Control
(Added:28-Aug-1998 Hits:31)

* Emerging Infectious Diseases
A journal published by the national center for infectious diseases (United States).
(Added:17-Sep-1998 Hits:37)

* Hospital Infections Program (HIP)
part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), is the focus for information, surveillance, investigation, prevention, and control of nosocomial infections for the Public Health Service, state and local health departments, hospitals, and professional organizations in the United States and around the world.
(Added:23-Oct-1999 Hits:92)

* International Health Care Worker Safety Center at the University of Virgini
The International Health Care Worker Safety Center at the University of Virginia Health System is dedicated to the prevention of occupational transmission of bloodborne pathogens. The Center conducts epidemiological research and provides technical assistance to health care institutions using the EPINet exposure surveillance software.
(Added:23-Oct-1999 Hits:21)

* National Center for Infectious Diseases
A division of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (US)
(Added:17-Sep-1998 Hits:33)

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