COLLABORATORS

Canadian Association for Immunization Research and Evaluation

Canadian Association for Immunization Research and Evaluation (CAIRE)

CAIRE is a unique professional organization of more than 140 Canadian researchers dedicated to building the scientific foundation for optimal immunization programs. Members are involved in vaccine and program development, program evaluation, social science of vaccine use and training of the next generation of vaccinologists. CAIRE’s mission is to encourage and enhance vaccinology research so Canadians have timely access to new and improved vaccines and optimal programs. CAIRE promotes collaboration and networking amongst the vaccinology disciplines to ensure that suitable expertise exists to maintain Canada as a world leader in high quality vaccinology research.

Canadian Paediatric Society

Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS)

The CPS is the national association of paediatricians, committed to working together to advance the health of children and youth by nurturing excellence in health care, advocacy, education, research and support of its membership. As a voluntary professional association, the CPS represents more than 3,000 paediatricians, paediatric subspecialists, paediatric residents, and other people who work with and care for children and youth.

Canadian Public Health Association

Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA)

Founded in 1910, CPHA is the independent voice for public health in Canada with links to the international community. As the only Canadian non-governmental organization focused exclusively on public health, CPHA is uniquely positioned to advise decision-makers about public health system reform and to guide initiatives to help safeguard the personal and community health of Canadians and people around the world. CPHA’s mission is to enhance the health of people in Canada and to contribute to a healthier and more equitable world.

Public Health Agency of Canada

Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC)

The Agency is responsible for promoting and protecting the health of Canadians through leadership, partnership, innovation and action in public health. Through our research, programs and services, our goals are to bring about healthier Canadians, reduced health disparities, and a stronger capacity to deliver on and support public health activities.

SPONSORS

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Merck 125

Merck

For 125 years, Merck has been a global healthcare leader working to help the world be well.  Merck is known as MSD outside the United States and Canada. Through our prescription medicines, vaccines, biologic therapies, and animal health products, we work with customers and operate in more than 140 countries to deliver innovative health solutions. We also demonstrate our commitment to increasing access to healthcare through far-reaching policies, programs and partnerships.

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Pfizer

Pfizer Canada

Pfizer Canada Inc. is the Canadian operation of Pfizer Inc., the world’s leading biopharmaceutical company. Pfizer discovers, develops, manufactures and markets prescription medicines and vaccines for humans. At Pfizer, we’re working together for a healthier world.

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Sanofi Pasteur

Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi, provides more than 1 billion doses of vaccine each year, making it possible to immunize more than 500 million people across the globe. A world leader in the vaccine industry, Sanofi Pasteur offers a broad range of vaccines protecting against 20 infectious diseases. The company’s heritage, to create vaccines that protect life, dates back more than a century. Sanofi Pasteur is the largest company entirely dedicated to vaccines. Every day, the company invests more than EUR 1 million in research and development.

Sanofi, a global healthcare leader, discovers, develops and distributes therapeutic solutions focused on patients’ needs. Sanofi has core strengths in diabetes solutions, human vaccines, innovative drugs, consumer healthcare, emerging markets, animal health and Genzyme. Sanofi is listed in Paris (EURONEXT: SAN) and in New York (NYSE: SNY).

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Novartis

Novartis Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc

In July 2015, bioCSL and the influenza vaccines of Novartis joined forces to create Seqirus, now the second largest influenza vaccine company in the world. With cutting-edge facilities, technologies and technical expertise, Seqirus will be a reliable supplier of seasonal influenza vaccine with the ability to rapidly respond to pandemic threats.

Novartis Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc will continue to sell and market AGRIFLU®, FLUAD® and FLUAD® Pediatric in Canada until they are transferred to Seqirus.

AGRIFLU® FLUAD® are registered trademarks.

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astrazeneca

AstraZeneca Canada

AstraZeneca is a global, innovation-driven biopharmaceutical business with a primary focus on the discovery, development and commercialization of primary and specialty care medicines that transform lives. Our primary focus is on three important areas of healthcare: Cardiovascular and Metabolic disease; Oncology; and Respiratory, Inflammation and Autoimmunity. AstraZeneca operates in more than 100 countries and its innovative medicines are used by millions of patients worldwide. In Canada, we employ more than 680 employees across the country and our AstraZeneca Canada headquarters are located in Mississauga, Ontario.

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GSK

GlaxoSmithKline

GlaxoSmithKline is a science-led global healthcare company. We research and develop a broad range of innovative products in three primary areas of Pharmaceuticals, Vaccines and Consumer Healthcare. Our Vaccines business is one of the largest in the world, producing paediatric and adult vaccines against a range of infectious diseases. In 2013, we distributed more than 860 million doses to 170 countries, of which over 80% were supplied to developing countries.

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Innovative Medicines Canada

Innovative Medicines Canada

Innovative Medicines Canada is the national voice of Canada’s innovative pharmaceutical industry. We advocate for policies that enable the discovery, development and commercialization of innovative medicines and vaccines that improve the lives of all Canadians. We support our members’ commitment to being valued partners in the Canadian healthcare system.

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Public Health Ontario

Public Health Ontario

Public Health Ontario (PHO) is a Crown corporation dedicated to protecting and promoting the health of all Ontarians and reducing inequities in health. PHO links public health practitioners, front-line health workers and researchers to the best scientific intelligence and knowledge from around the world.
PHO provides expert scientific and technical advice and support relating to:

  • infectious diseases
  • infection prevention and control
  • surveillance and epidemiology
  • health promotion, chronic disease and injury prevention
  • environmental and occupational health
  • emergency preparedness and incident response

PHO operates the public health laboratories. PHO’s work also includes research, professional development and knowledge services.

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vaccines 411

Vaccines411®

Developed and managed by FR@SNM, Vaccines411.ca is an online vaccination clinic locator that also includes reliable immunization resources so Canadians can easily find the vaccination resources they need. The website was officially launched in May 2011 and was created to facilitate the process of vaccination for the many Canadians who do not know where to turn for this kind of information.

FR@SNM is a Canadian web agency that specializes in developing web-based applications and online communications for the healthcare industry. As web
consultants to the healthcare industry since 1998, FR@SNM’s mission is to help people get the most out of the Web.

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Valneva

Valneva – Advancing Vaccines for Better Lives

Valneva is a fully integrated vaccine company that specializes in the development, manufacture and commercialization of innovative vaccines with a mission to protect people from infectious diseases through preventative medicine.

Valneva’s portfolio includes two commercial vaccines for travelers: one for the prevention of Japanese Encephalitis (IXIARO®) and the second (DUKORAL®) indicated for the prevention of cholera and Enterotoxigenic E. coli (ETEC) diarrhea. Valneva also distributes and commercializes PaxVax’s Oral Typhoid Vaccine (Vivotif®) in Canada.

The Company has proprietary vaccines in development including candidates against Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Clostridium difficile and Lyme Borreliosis. A variety of partnerships with leading pharmaceutical companies complement the Company’s value proposition and include vaccines being developed using Valneva’s innovative and validated technology platforms (EB66® vaccine production cell line, IC31® adjuvant).

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EXHIBITORS

CANImmunize

CANImmunize

The CANImmunize app is a free, bilingual mobile app that helps Canadians across the country keep their immunization information at their fingertips. The app allows people to securely store and manage their families’ vaccination records, provides appointment reminders and vaccination schedules by home province or territory as well as reliable information about vaccination requirements for children, adults and travellers. More than 155,000 Canadians have downloaded the CANImmunize app.

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CardioMed

CardioMed Supplies

CardioMed Supplies has been providing VanishPoint automated retractable safety syringes for over 10 years across Canada. Were proud to introduce the latest safety syringe addition from Retractable Technologies called EasyPoint, which allows the clinician to now remove or exchange the needle if required. EasyPoint will support any pre filled syringes or after drawing medication should it require the draw needle to be changed out prior to injecting.

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GSK

GSK Medical Information

One of the world’s leading research-based pharmaceutical and healthcare companies, GSK is committed to improving the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer. A global leader in vaccines, we have the most comprehensive portfolio in the industry – helping to protect children, teenagers, adults and travellers against some of the world’s most devastating diseases.

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Immunize Canada

Immunize Canada is a national coalition of over 30 organizations, including non-governmental organizations, governments and the private sector. The coalition’s main goal is to promote the benefits of immunization and uses of vaccines as recommended by the National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI). Immunize Canada works with member organizations to educate both the general public and health professionals about the importance of reducing the spread of disease.

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Scientific Technologies Corporation

Scientific Technologies Corporation (STC), an innovator in the immunization registry and public health data solutions field for nearly 30 years, offers our clients vaccine ordering and management systems; interoperability packages; bidirectional HL7 data tools; disease surveillance solutions; immunization forecasting products; and other key systems. Our growing suite of products continues to add value and depth to health databases. STC also works with pharmacists, large employers, health providers, consumers, and oversees clients. Our partners recognize that today, value lies not in having data, but in using data to improve health outcomes.

VeriCor

VeriCor presents a new line of portable vaccine coolers. These Cool Cubes™ keep temperature sensitive product (fresh/frozen vaccine, blood, medicine, biospecimens) within parameters for over 4 days — without using ice or electricity. They excel at protecting valuable product during transport, off-site use and power outages, regardless of hot or freezing conditions. Stop by the booth to see how the simplified, validated, patented technology of Cool Cubes™ saves time, saves money and will improve your cold chain management practices. VeriCor, the global producer of Response-Friendly™ medical Systems and products also offers vaccination workstations/systems, mobile hospitals and other emergency medical products.

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