In 2012 UBC CPD received the Royal College Accredited CPD Provider Innovation Award for This Changed My Practice.
Dr. Susan Hollenberg
By Dr. Susan Hollenberg on March 17, 2021
It is prudent to reduce the risks of pneumococcal illness during this time of potentially severe respiratory sequelae of COVID-19, and the newly introduced BC Care Bundle Incentive payment includes a focus on ensuring eligible people receive this vaccine.
By Dr. Susan Hollenberg on April 15, 2015
In December, 2013, Health Canada approved a 4- component Meningitis type B (4CMenB) vaccine. The vaccine approved in Canada utilizes technology based on ‘outer membrane vesicles. These are unique capsular identifiers that comprise fingerprints for a serogroup B strain. The challenge has been that over 8000 MenB strains exist!
The whole cell cholera and travellers’ diarrhea vaccine – Looking for evidence in the prevention of travellers’ diarrhea
By Dr. Susan Hollenberg on July 10, 2012
The approval of the oral whole cell cholera and traveller’s diarrhea vaccine in Canada promised a novel approach to the prevention of TD.