Upcoming PHAC Webinar: Recommendations on the Use of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine

Date: 
15 December, 2020
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The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC)
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The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) presents:

Recommendations of the National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) on the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine

An online open access webinar for health care providers, hosted by the National Collaborating Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCCID).

The following webinars are to inform health care providers on the NACI recommendations on the use of this COVID-19 vaccine. There will be a live Q&A with the presenters following the presentations.

*Please note - the same presentation will be delivered in French and English on two separate days and recorded. The recordings will be made available on the NCCID website immediately following the event. We encourage you to share this email and the invitation with your networks and colleagues.

English Session

Date:     Friday, December 18, 2020

Time:     12:30 – 13:30 EST

Register online.

 

French Session

Date:     Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Time:     15:00 – 16:00 EST

Register online.

Module 1: What you need to know about the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine

Speaker: Dr. Guillaume Poliquin, Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC)

Objectives:

  • To describe the characteristics of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine
  • To summarize key information on handling and administering the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine

Module 2: Recommendations of the National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) on the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine

Speaker: Dr. Jesse Papenburg, National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI)

Objectives:

  • To summarize the clinical evidence for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine
  • To summarize NACI recommendations on the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine

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