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  • Ebola virus disease outbreak in West Africa: The Public Health Agency of Canada continues to monitor the Ebola virus disease (EVD) situation. The risk to most travellers is considered low; however, healthcare workers in Canada should be vigilant for persons with symptoms compatible with EVD and who have returned from these countries within 21 days of symptom onset. More information...

    L'Agence de la santé publique du Canada continue de surveiller la situation de la maladie à virus Ebola. Le risque pour la plupart des voyageurs est considéré comme faible; toutefois, les travailleurs de la santé au Canada doivent demeurer à l'affût des personnes qui présentent des symptômes semblables à ceux de la maladie à virus Ebola et qui sont revenues de ces pays dans les 21 jours suivant l'apparition des symptômes. Information...

  • Urgent Call for Assistance: The World Health Organization has a particular need presently for medical and nursing staff with backgrounds in infection prevention and control to assist with relief efforts on the ground in the current multi-country Ebola outbreak. Please consider the attached and feel free to contact the WHO SDS team with your interest. You may send your response to savelives@who.int, with the heading "IPC specialist Guinea and Sierra Leone". More information...

  • Employment Opportunity: An Infection Control Practitioner is required for the William Osler Health System in Brampton, Ontario. More information...

  • Call for Applications: IPAC Canada is seeking a representative to the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) Nursing Specialties Network for a three-year renewable term effective September 1, 2014 (limit of two terms). More information...

  • Call for Applications: IPAC Canada is seeking one representative to the Communications and Education Task Group on Antimicrobial Resistance (CETAR) committee hosted by NCCID, for a three-year renewable term effective September 1, 2014 (limit of two terms). More information...

  • Call for Review of Accreditation Canada Standards: As part of their regular cycle of revisions to ensure currency, Accreditation Canada has revised the following sets of standards, focusing on content related to client- and family-centred care and clinical governance. Staff or service providers who are involved in these activities may review and provide feedback on the revised standards. Submit comments by August 22, 2014: