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Immunization and Vaccines

Vaccine hesitancy

Our best shot at beating COVID-19: Overcoming vaccine hesitancy in 2021. This new online module will equip health care professionals with the tools and skills to discuss new COVID vaccines with patients and to address concerns about safety, efficacy, and access. Thisself-directed moduleis accredited by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the College of Family Physicians of Canada. Nurses may claim it as a continuous learning activity.

Online education for vaccine providers

Guidelines for clinical practice

Surveillance

  • IMPACT: A national paediatric hospital-based active surveillance network for adverse events following immunization, vaccine failures and selected infectious diseases that are, or will be, vaccine preventable.
  • Canadian Paediatric Surveillance Program: Includes studies on congential rubella syndrome, acute flaccid paralysis, and respiratory syncytial virus

Information for parents and caregivers

Additional resources

Last updated:Mar 2, 2021