Join us for a free webinar on the topic of Zoster Immunization in the Frail Elderly with Dr. Mark Loeb.Read more
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
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.
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.Read more
Webinar: February 25, 2016
Vaccine Hesitancy: What is it, Why is it, What to do about it?
Thursday, February 25, 2016
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
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.Read more
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.Read more
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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ICID mentioned in article on Canadian Lawyer Magazine online.Read more
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.
Points saillants EV-D68 - Français (171KB PDF)
Dr. Joel Kettner, medical director of the International Centre for Infectious Diseases in Winnipeg, said the fact no child has died, despite the numbers who have become so sick, is reassuring. Most kids will fight the virus off within a few days, he said.Read more