Description of the website
The website of Immunize Canada is a member of the WHO-led project Vaccine Safety Net (VSN).
This website (https://immunize.ca) is for Canadians, including health care providers, who are seeking credible and reliable information on immunization for all ages. It is developed, published, managed, and updated regularly by the Secretariat for Immunize Canada. Immunize Canada does not endorse vaccine brands. Links from this website to other resources do not necessarily imply endorsement; they are for information only.
All of our resources are available in English and French. Some are intended for the general public; others are intended specifically for health care providers. Our resources comprise downloadable posters, infographics, social media images, factsheets, Q&As, webinar slides and recordings, videos, and more. Our website also includes a searchable Resources section, organized by topic, providing resources and research articles.
Website's sponsorship policy
The primary objective of interactions between Immunize Canada sponsors and funders is the advancement of Immunize Canada’s goal: To contribute to the control/elimination/eradication of vaccine-preventable diseases in Canada by increasing awareness of NACI-recommended immunizations for all ages via education, promotion, advocacy and media relations.
The Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) provides the Secretariat for Immunize Canada. Immunize Canada’s relationships with sponsors and funders are guided by the CPHA's Corporate Relations/Corporate Sponsorship Policy: https://www.cpha.ca/corporate-sponsorship-policy.
Immunize Canada receives support from some of its members in the form of unrestricted educational grants.
Website's editorial policy
This website is for Canadians seeking credible and reliable information on immunization for all ages. It is developed, published, managed, and updated regularly by the Secretariat for Immunize Canada. We create educational tools and promotional materials for the general public and health care providers. Our materials undergo rigorous internal review; we rely upon evidence-based information and knowledge syntheses produced by NACI and its recommendations, published in the Canadian Immunization Guide.
Original content is reviewed by Immunize Canada’s Executive as it is developed by the Secretariat. External web content is selected/reviewed by the Senior Manager and Information Officer.
Audience: grand public et professionnels de la santé.
Le site web immunisation.ca offre au grand public et aux professionnels de la santé de l’information crédible et à jour sur les bénéfices de la vaccination ainsi que l'utilisation des vaccins recommandés par le Comité consultatif national de l'immunisation (CCNI).