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Canadian Immunization Guide 2006, Seventh Edition

November 2, 2011: The 2006 Canadian Immunization Guide is currently under review and being converted into an on-line version with chapters updated as needed. As individual chapter updates become available, they will be posted on the Public Health Agency of Canada's website:

Canadian Immunization Guide 2006, Seventh Edition    
Format Softcover
Catalogue No. HP40-3/2006E
Pages 372
Language English; Aussi disponible en français
Price $24.95
  Guide is no longer available in softcover but is published in PDF and HTML formats on the Public Health Agency of Canada website

Text prepared by the National Advisory Committee on Immunization.
Published by the Public Health Agency of Canada under the authority of Public Works and Government Services Canada, 2006.


Published by the Public Health Agency of Canada and prepared by the National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI), the 2006 seventh edition has been extensively updated, and includes more information on such topics as vaccine safety, effective communication, and immunization of adults and health care workers.

The seventh edition of the Canadian Immunization Guide was developed by the NACI with the support of the Immunization and Respiratory Infections Division, Public Health Agency of Canada, to provide updated information and recommendations on the use of vaccines in Canada. The seventh edition contains numerous changes from the 2002 version. Every chapter has been thoroughly reviewed and updated as required, taking into consideration the input received from the user survey conducted in 2004.

Three new chapters have been added:
  • Principles of Combination Vaccines
  • Principles of Vaccine Interchangeability
  • Immunization of Persons New to Canada
Table of Contents:
  • Part 1: General Guidelines
  • Part 2: Vaccine Safety and Adverse Events Following Immunization
  • Part 3: Recommended Immunization
  • Part 4: Active Immunizing Agents
  • Part 5: Passive Immunization
  • Appendix (Abbreviations for products available in Canada)
  • Index
  • Comparison of Effects of Diseases and Vaccines
The Canadian Immunization Guide is also available on the website of the Public Health Agency of Canada: http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/publicat/cig-gci/index-eng.php

Related title:

Immunization Competencies for Health Professionals

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