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Welcome to IPAC Canada*

*Google Translate provides 'IAPC Canada' as the acronym which is used throughout this French website. The true acronym is 'PCI Canada'; however, the website translation cannot be changed.

IPAC Canada is a multidisciplinary member-based association committed to public wellness and safety by advocating for best practices in infection prevention and control in all settings.

Latest News and Events

Hill Day 2018 Hill Day 2018 was held in Ottawa on May 3, 2018. A team of Board and association members met with several MPs, Health Critics and members of the Health Committee in an effort to bring attention to AROs, the need for a National Surveillance System, and the work of IPAC Canada. View photos from Hill day!
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Class 1 Inc. Scholarship Winners It is with pleasure we announce IPAC Canada and Class 1 Inc. have collaborated on the development of the Class 1 Scholarship.  The scholarship is intended to provide funding for a patient or family member to attend the IPAC Canada annual conference.  We are pleased to announce that Theresa Malloy-Miller of Delaware, Ontario and Kim Neudorf of Prince Alberta, Saskatchewan have been accepted as the 2018 recipients of the Class 1 Scholarship. IPAC Canada thanks Barry Hunt of Class 1 Inc. for his generous support of IPAC Canada. More information. .
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Employment Opportunity Interior Health, Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital, Rossland BC is seeking an Infection Prevention and Control Practitioner. Job description and link to apply
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World Hand Hygiene Day May 5 is World Hand Hygiene Day In celebration of World Hand Hygiene Day, CDC reminds everyone that keeping hands clean is one of the most important ways to prevent infections – and when we prevent infections, we help prevent the development of sepsis.   Sepsis is the body’s extreme response to an infection. It is life-threatening, and without timely treatment, sepsis can rapidly cause tissue damage, organ failure, and death. Sepsis happens when an infection you already have in your skin, lungs, urinary tract or somewhere else – triggers a chain relation
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Other News
Erratum: Revised CARSS 2017 Report
CPSI Photo Contest #thebugstopshere
STOP! Clean Your Hands Day -Friday May 4th
Honourary Member– Anne Bialachowski RN BN MS CIC
2018 Champion of Infection Prevention and Control -Michelle Alfa, PhD FCCM
2018 Moira Walker Memorial Award for International Service Recipients-Barbara Catt and Zahir Hirji for their Project:
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IPAC Canada Corporate Members

Arjo Huntleigh
Chem-aqua Citron Hygiene Class1inc HealthCentric Meliora Consulting
ImperialSurgical Wood Wyant
Platinum Clorox Diversey Gojo Virox
3m BD DebMed
Hygie Sage
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