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PHAC: COVID-19 Vaccine Foundations for Health Care Providers (in English)

  • 14 Dec 2020
  • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Webinar

Public Health Agency of Canada

Vaccine Foundations for Health Care Providers

This COVID-19 Vaccine webinar will inform Canadian health care providers about the COVID-19 vaccines to increase their knowledge and confidence in the vaccines. Each module will include a 10-15 minutes moderated/ live question and answer session.

Please note the presentation will be delivered in English and French on two separate days

ENGLISH WEBINAR Monday December 14, 2020, 1:00 – 3:00 pm EST

FRENCH WEBINAR Tuesday December 15, 2020, 1:00 – 3:00 pm EST

Opening remarks by Dr. Howard Njoo, Deputy Chief Public Health Officer




Health Canada COVID-19 Vaccine Approval and the Role of NACI in COVID-19 Vaccine Planning

COVID-19 Vaccines in Canada

COVID-19 Vaccine Administration and Immunization Clinic Planning

Presented by

Dr. Megan Bettle,  HealtH Canada and

Dr. Caroline Quach,

CHair of tHe national advisory Committee on immunization (naCi)

Presented by

Dr. April Killikelly and

Dr. Marina Salvadori,

tHe PubliC HealtH agenCy of Canada

Presented by

Dr. Bryna Warshawsky,

tHe PubliC HealtH agenCy of Canada




       To describe the Health Canada vaccine approval pathway for

vaccines, including changes under the interim order and the status of current rolling submissions

       To underscore the guidance delivered and expected from the National Advisory Committee on Immunization

       To compare the platform technologies used by candidate vaccines against SARS-COV-2/COVID-19.

       To discuss mRNA vaccines in development by Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna against SARS-COV-2/ COVID-19.

       To describe the infection prevention and control requirements for safely providing COVID-19 vaccines given the ongoing circulation of SARS-CoV-2T

       To highlight key messages regarding vaccine storage and handling requirements

       To provide planning parameters and strategies for organizing mass immunization clinics

Register Here for English Webinar 

(see event page on December 15 to register for French Webinar)

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