CNISP Summary Report of HAI, AMR & AMU Surveillance Data From January 1, 2013 To December 31, 2017
In light of Antibiotic Awareness Week and the upcoming annual CNISP meeting, please view the, updated CNISP data.This report has been approved for public release and so please feel free to share among your colleagues/networks and to use the data in presentations. View report
November 20, 2018
Antibiotic resistance costing Canada $1 billion per year: IPAC
See Dr. Joseph Kim's interview by CTV on the cost of AROs in Canada.
November 20, 2018
CARSS Update 2018
The Canadian Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance System (CARSS) Update 2018 has just been released.
This year’s update replaces previously reported data with the most recent antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and use (AMU) data from the different Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) surveillance systems and its national laboratory reference services. The CARSS- Update 2018 highlights several critical areas requiring monitoring to inform research, stewardship and infection prevention and control interventions. Most concerning is the sharp increase in CPE colonisations in the past
November 19, 2018
Call for Applications - Mentor Program Chair
IPAC Canada is seeking a Chair for its Mentorship Program for a three-year term expiring December 31, 2021. IPAC Canada's Mentorship Program serves to assist mentees progressing through their career by matching them with a suitable mentor in their field.This is a volunteer position, requiring approximately 1 hour per week to monitor applications, answer queries, and chair committee meetings. Please click FULL STORY to view a complete job description and application criteria. Deadline for applications is December 1, 2018.
November 15, 2018