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December 17, 2018

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The monitoring of adverse events following immunization (AEFI) involving vaccines and biologicals administered in Alberta is an important evaluation component of the provincial immunization program. The purpose of this document is to provide AEFI reporting guidance for Alberta immunization...


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December 17, 2018

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The Alberta Vaccine Storage and Handling Policy applies to all provincially funded vaccines and outlines the accountabilities, roles and responsibilities for staff and immunizers in maintaining vaccine viability for provincially funded vaccines. The Policy sets out cold chain (storage, transport,...


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December 17, 2018

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The Alberta Immunization Policy outlines the policies for the provision of publicly-funded immunizations in Alberta. It contains a complete listing of vaccines and biologicals that are publicly-funded and indications for their use. PLEASE NOTE: These policies and documents are revised as new...


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December 7, 2018

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As of January 1, 2019, pharmacists will be able to provide routine Pneumococcal Polysaccharide 23 –Valent vaccine (Pneumo-P 23) to eligible adults 65 years of age and older. This fact sheet outlines the eligibility criteria for the vaccine and reporting requirements for pharmacists. Included is...


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December 3, 2018

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The compensation plan for pharmacy services, first established in 2012, aims to improve patient access to health professionals, increase efficiency in health care delivery, provide incentives for patient-focused pharmacy care in the community, and increase the capacity of the health care system...


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December 3, 2018

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Mercury (Hg) enters the environment through natural processes and human activities. There are three forms of Hg: elemental (metallic) mercury, inorganic mercury salts and organic mercury compounds. Methylmercury (MeHg) is often formed from inorganic mercury during biological processes such as...


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December 1, 2018

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Reference list of reportable communicable diseases for medical officers of health and their designates.


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November 28, 2018

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Decision summaries of the Protection for Persons in Care Director contain information about allegations of abuse which have been the subject of investigation by an independent investigator, and decisions made by the Director. Publicly posting of the decision summaries began in April 2016 to...


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November 28, 2018

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Under the Protection for Persons in Care Act, all reports of abuse are documented in statistical data format and provided for public view. The statistical reports include: total reports of abuse received by authority/region/setting; types of abuse reported; client demographics; types of...


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November 27, 2018

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Summary of stakeholder input regarding impacts of core standards and quality assurance for addiction and mental health services and facilities. The Government of Alberta met with stakeholders in Edmonton and Calgary in August of 2018 to collect feedback on proposals to improve care safety and...