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Public Health Reports

Canadian Integrated Program for Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance (CIPARS)

  • Preliminary evidence of reduced incidence of antimicrobial resistance in poultry following elimination of the use of antimicrobials of very high importance to human medicine by the Canadian Chicken Industry English; French

Combating Antimicrobial Resistance: How Does Canada Perform Among G7 Countries?

  •  The World Health Organization Global Action Plan Against Antimicrobial Resistance was adopted during the G7-Summit held in Elmau, June 2015. This report outlines examples of "best-practice" national strategies developed by the participating countries.    read more ...

Canadian Public Health Laboratory Network (CPHLN) Voluntary Reporting of Carbapenamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae: 2008-2016

  •  Dr. Michael Mulvey, National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada (Uploaded Mar 7, 2017)   download

Canadian Antimicrobial Surveillance System - 2015

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Do Bugs Need Drugs?

  •  A Community Program for Wise Use of Antibiotics in Alberta and British Columbia   read more ...

  •  Interactive Dashboards for Community-Based Surveillance of Antimicrobial Resistance and Utilization in British Columbia

Antimicrobial Stewardship Program at St. Pauls Hospital

  •  Annual Reports: 2015-16; 2014-15; 2013-14

CNISP (Canadian Nosocomial Infection Surveillance Program) Reports

The Canadian Nosocomial Infection Surveillance Program, Public Health Agency of Canada, collects surveillance data on antimicrobial resistant organisms (AROs) from 57 large, university-affiliated tertiary care hospitals in 10 provinces.

  • CNISP Infographic - Significant Milestones Initiated during 1994-2016 English; French

  • Antimicrobial Resistant Organism (ARO) Surveillance Summary Report 2011-2015 (Updated Dec 2016) download

  • Antimicrobial resistance trends 2009-2014 (updated July 2015) English; French

  • Clostridium difficile infection rates 2007-2012 English; French

  • Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection rates 2008-2012 English ; French

For other CNISP project results, visit the Public Health Agency of Canada website.

From the BC Centre for Disease Control

  • Emerging Respiratory Viruses Bulletin (Jun 15, 2017): Avian Influenza A(H7N9) and Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (Mers-CoV) Download

  • Emerging Respiratory Viruses Bulletin (Mar 03, 2017) Download

  • Serial vaccination and the antigenic distance hypothesis: effects on influenza vaccine effectiveness during A(H3N2) epidemics in Canada, 2010-11 to 2014-15. Skowronski DM et al, JID 2017 Download

  • Mid-season Estimates of 2016-2017 Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness (2017) Download

  • Arboviral Diseases in BC Travellers (2016) Download

  • Zika Virus Guidance (Jan 26, 2016) Download

  • Avian Influenza Bulletin (Jan 19, 2016) Download

  •  MERS-CoV Epi-Curve (Feb 25, 2015) Download

  •  H7N9 Epi-Curve (Feb 25, 2015) Download

  •  Mutations acquired by H3N2 during cell culture may affect its antigenic characterization - implications for vaccine development Download

  •  Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) in Canada - 2015 Download