Toronto and Area Professionals in Infection Control (CHICA-TPIC)
Welcome to CHICA-TPIC!
About our Chapter
CHICA-TPIC members represent the Greater Toronto area bordered by Mississauga, Barrie/Orillia and Oshawa.
CHICA-TPIC is the largest chapter in Ontario with a membership of approximately 330. Our membership includes representatives from diverse educational backgrounds and workplaces including:
- Acute Care
- Long Term Care
- Complex Continuing Care
- Mental Health
- Provincial Government
- Public Health
- Private Industry
- Correctional Services
- Community Organizations
- Regional Infection Control Networks
To be an authoritative body promoting excellence in the principles and practice of infection prevention and control in health-care institutions and the community, through education, communication, networking, research and public awareness.
- To promote CHICA-CANADA as the national body of experts in infection prevention and control.
- To promote CHICA-TPIC as the local experts in infection prevention and control.
- To heighten community awareness through education on infections, their mode of transmission, prevention and control and the implications on the health of the community.