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Principles & Practices of Biosafety

A comprehensive 5-day lecture series which introduces the essential elements of biosafety.

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Zoster Immunization in the Frail Elderly

Join us for a free webinar on the topic of Zoster Immunization in the Frail Elderly with Dr. Mark Loeb. 

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6th Laboratory Biorisk Management Workshop - April 18-21, 2017

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
April 18-21, 2017

The International Centre for Infectious Diseases together with Sandia National Laboratories and the Public Health Agency of Canada’s National Microbiology Laboratory present a three day intensive workshop focusing on how to implement a biosafety and biosecurity management system centered on the new international CEN Workshop Agreement (CWA) 15793:2008 and the WHO “Responsible life sciences research for global health security” Guidance Document.

This unique workshop combines high impact lectures, hands-on tabletop exercises and role-playing. Addressing key aspects of assessment, mitigation, performance and responsible life science research, we will explore and discuss the increasing need for a comprehensive overhaul of the [...] Read more

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Vaccine Innovation Conference - May 10, 2017

To improve knowledge of Canadian vaccine accomplishments while supporting investments for vaccine research and development. This conference will be held in Montreal on May 10, 2017. 

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The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science visits ICID

The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, visits the International Centre for Infectious Diseases on January 16, 2017. 

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Sexual Transmission of Zika virus

Dr. Philippe Lagace-Wiens of the University of Manitoba discusses sexual transmission of Zika virus. Listen to this series of podcasts recently produced by the National Collaborating Centre for Infectious Diseases.

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This Hour Has 22 Minutes Visits ICID

This Hour Has 22 Minutes correspondent Meredith MacNeill visited ICID to find out how to protect herself from various infectious diseases - at all costs. WATCH the video.

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ICID featured in Insights: Canada's voice for biotechnology

ICID is featured in the latest edition of Insights by BIOTECanada. The article, written by ICID's CEO Heather Medwick and Medical Director Dr. Joel Kettner, explores ICID's role as a catalyst for Canadian and international collaborations resulting in innovative practices and products for public health.

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Webinar: February 25, 2016 Vaccine Hesitancy: What is it, Why is it, What to do about it?

Webinar: February 25, 2016
Vaccine Hesitancy: What is it, Why is it, What to do about it?
Thursday, February 25, 2016

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11th High Containment Workshop

May 1st to 6th, 2016
Canadian Science Centre for Human and Animal Health
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

The Public Health Agency of Canada and the International Centre for Infectious Diseases are pleased to co-present the 11th International High Containment Workshop.

This workshop addresses the increasing needs of biosafety professionals, facility operators and managers for advanced training in critical aspects of biocontainment.

This rigorous five-day course allows participants to work hands-on in the special containment and facility support areas (BSL 3 and 4) of the Canadian Science Centre for Human and Animal Health, one of the world’s most recognized containment laboratory complexes.  Course material has been updated and revised for current needs of biosafety professionals. More information

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ICID National Grand Rounds on Infectious Diseases

ICID has launched a knowledge translation and exchange program called ICID National Grand Rounds in Infectious Diseases (NGR). The ICID NGR programs are conducted in real time to a local in-room audience and to national and international online participants by webcast, and subsequently by archived web-link.

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Upcoming ACO Webinar: Genetically Diverse HIV-1 Vaccines for Prevention and the Cure"

The CHVI R&D Alliance Coordinating Office will be hosting a free webinar on August 26, 2015 entitled Genetically Diverse HIV-1 Vaccines for Prevention and the Cure to be presented by Dr. Eric J. Arts, from Western University, London, Canada. 

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Ebola Disease Debrief

In response to the need of health professionals and other decision-makers for current and up-to-date information and knowledge on emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases, the National Collaborating Centre for Infectious Diseases, hosted by ICID, has created and maintains a "Disease Debrief" on Ebola virus disease (click on images below). Feedback in the way of comments, including questions or suggestions are welcomed.

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Does your organization have a contagious illness policy?

ICID mentioned in article on Canadian Lawyer Magazine online.

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EV-D68 DISEASE DEBRIEF

In response to the need of health professionals and other decision-makers for current and up-to-date information and knowledge on emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases, the National Collaborating Centre for Infectious Diseases, hosted by ICID, has created and maintains a "Disease Debrief" on Enterovirus D-68 which can be downloaded here (please click on the images below). Feedback in the way of comments, including questions or suggestions are welcomed.


EV-D68 Disease Debrief - English (275KB PDF)

Points saillants EV-D68 - Français (171KB PDF)