The Community and Hospital Infection Control Association of Canada (CHICA-Canada) is a national, multidisciplinary, voluntary association of professionals. CHICA-Canada is committed to improving the health of Canadians by promoting excellence in the practice of infection prevention and control by employing evidence- based practice and application of epidemiological principles. This is accomplished through education, communication, standards, research and consumer awareness.
Information found on the CHICA-Canada Web site is provided by licensed professionals in the practice of infection prevention and control and is based on standards and guidelines, published material from national/international associations such as the World Health Organization, or expert consensus. Every attempt is made to ensure the accuracy of the contents of the CHICA-Canada Web site.
Information on this Web site is designed to assist infection control professionals in their activities and to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her physician. Health information provided on the CHICA-Canada Web site should not be taken as health advice nor be a substitute for visiting a health professional.
Information provided on the CHICA-Canada Web site is not intended to take the place of either the written law or regulations.
CHICA-Canada is not responsible for the content of any site reached by the User via a link provided on this Web site, nor does CHICA-Canada endorse, warrant or guarantee products, services or information offered at these external Internet sites.
CHICA-Canada does not endorse or recommend any commercial products, processes or services other than those specifically copyrighted and marketed by the organization and bearing the CHICA-Canada logo. The display of product and service marks on pages of this Web site does not imply the granting of a license of any kind. All marks displayed on pages of this Web site are the trademarks of their respective owners.
Both Corporate Members and non-Corporate Members are permitted to advertise on the CHICA-Canada home page advertising banner. CHICA-Canada does not endorse or recommend the products or services of any commercial entity.
Your Web browser may produce pop-up advertisements while visiting our Web site. These advertisements were produced by other Web sites you visited or by third party software installed on your computer. CHICA-Canada does not endorse or recommend products or services for which you may view a pop-up advertisement while visiting our site.
All information collected from the User via this Web site will be used only for the purposes stated, and confidentiality of user information will be maintained and not shared outside the CHICA-Canada organization without the knowledge or agreement of the User.
CHICA-Canada has no responsibility for the content of any messages, information or materials posted, uploaded, distributed or transmitted by Users of this Web site. CHICA-Canada retains the right to monitor, review, edit, delete or refuse to post any third-party content which is deemed to be objectionable or inaccurate.