Category Archives: Covid-19 Resources

Reports of Myocarditis/pericarditis after COVID-19 vaccination
Jun 8th, 2021

June 3, 2021 Communiqué to health practitioners Reports of Myocarditis/pericarditis afterCOVID-19 vaccination. Given the international reports and attention relating to myocarditis and pericarditis following vaccination with mRNA COVID-19 vaccines, the Public Health Agency of Canada has prepared this communiqué that can be shared with your health practitioner networks or that can be used to inform […]

Evidence-Informed Approaches to Teleglaucoma in Canada
Apr 14th, 2021

April 2021 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY This report provides a review of evidence-informed approaches to teleglaucoma (TG) care in Canadian contexts as of January 2021. TG is defined as a spectrum of options that adapts telemedicine approaches to enhance care for glaucoma patients (those diagnosed with as well as at risk for developing glaucoma). The objective of […]

Public Health Agency of Canada information bulletin on VITT for health care providers
Apr 13th, 2021

April 2021 Since it began, the COVID-19 pandemic has been a highly dynamic situation. New developments in the pandemic have led to new evidence, which, in turn, have informed new or refined public health guidance. As you may know, Canadian public health guidance around the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine has evolved in recent weeks, in part […]

Immediate Sequential Bilateral Cataract Surgery (ISBCS) COVID-19 Considerations
Mar 2nd, 2021

Updated March, 2021 This document, which is subject to regular updates, provides best practice evidence informed perspectives for ophthalmologists in Canada and can be viewed as a supplement to the June 3, 2020 COS issued document entitled “Immediately Sequential Bilateral Cataract Surgery (ISBCS) – Key Points”. (Appendix 1). DISCLAIMER: This document should not be viewed […]

COVID-19 Vaccination Tool Kit for Health Care Providers
Feb 17th, 2021

The current edition of the tool kit includes information on the following topics: About COVID-19 Overview of Vaccines Authorized Vaccines Guidance Vaccine Safety Additional Resources Access Details COVID-19 Vaccination Tool Kit for Health Care Providers.

Webinar – COVID-19 Vaccine Foundations for Health Care Providers
Dec 8th, 2020

AMMI Canada is hosting a Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) webinar to inform Canadian health care providers about the COVID-19 vaccines to increase their knowledge and confidence in the vaccines. Topic: The Public Health Agency of Canada presents COVID-19 Vaccine Foundations for Health Care Providers. Date: Dec 14-15, 2020 Time: 01:00 PM – 3:00 PM […]

Surgical Learning Opportunities from Home
Oct 21st, 2020

COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the ways in which we learn and exchange ideas. There are many impressive innovations in didactic teaching with almost all major conferences and meetings being shifted to online platforms. However, surgical education is not as easy to transform into online formats due to the inherent complexities in delivering these ideas virtually. […]

WEBINAR – How COVID-19 Is Changing the Evidence Landscape
Oct 13th, 2020

Webinar Date: October 20, 2020 Time: 2:00 – 3:00 pm EDTRegistration Required: https://cadth.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_gnMamStBQPmrjsXNYf53Cw Around the world, governments, researchers, and health care providers are working under extreme pressure to develop and deliver effective, evidence-based approaches to prevent, detect, treat, and manage COVID-19. The need for swift action combined with the constantly changing information we have about […]

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists COVID – 19 & Ophthalmology virtual conference
Sep 24th, 2020

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth) will host a virtual conference on COVID-19 and Ophthalmology on 20 October 2020. Content will include lectures and discussions on restarting services, operating theatre pathways, the impact on training, home testing, digital innovations, and the physical effects of the virus on the eye. Current ophthalmic services and how they […]