The National Collaborating Centre for Infectious Diseases presents:
A Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) COVID-19 Vaccines Webinar for Health Care Providers (HCPs) to inform HCPs and vaccine providers on COVID-19 vaccine discussion topics.
This moderated webinar includes a presentation and discussion with live Q&A to inform health care and vaccine providers on the national surveillance for COVID-19 variants of concern (VOCs), vaccine efficacy and effectiveness against VOCs, and the impact of vaccines and variants in Canada.
Wednesday, June 23, 2021
- Identify the national surveillance systems that detect and track SARS-CoV2 variants, including variants of concern (VOC), in Canada
- Discuss key findings on vaccine efficacy and effectiveness against VOCs, internationally and in Canada
- Summarize how predictive epidemiological models can inform Canadian forecasts and response to SARS-CoV2
Dr. David Alexander, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of Manitoba, Max Rady College of Medicine, Department of Medical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases
Dr. Gary Van Domeselaar, PhD, Head Bioinformatics, National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada
Dr. Victoria Ng, PhD, Senior Scientist, Public Health Risk Sciences Division, National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada
Eva Wong, MPH, Senior Epidemiologist, Public Health Agency of Canada
Lindsay Whitmore, MHSc, Manager COVID-19 Epidemiology and Surveillance, Public Health Agency of Canada
Following the presentation there will be a live Q&A. Please note, due to time limitations, not all questions can be answered.
The same webinar will be presented in English and in French.
The webinars will be recorded and available on the NCCID website shortly following each event.
Note: PHAC and NCCID are pleased to provide up-to-date scientific information in our COVID-19 vaccine webinars. Due to the evolving nature of the evidence on COVID-19 vaccines, webinar dates may change.