(2) Centre de Toxicologie, Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec (INSPQ
), Quebec, QC, Canada G1V 5B3,
This review constituted the basis of further INSPQ
actions on the topic.
Les indicateurs proviennent de registres administratifs (MED-ECHO, RAMQ, rapports financiers, etc.), d'enquetes quebecoises (donnees de l'ISQ, INSPQ
, etc.) d'enquetes canadiennes (Sondage national des medecins, donnees de l'ICIS, etc.) et internationales (Commonwealth Fund, OCDE, OMS, etc.).
Therefore, with the aim of evaluating the determinants of implementation of this new practice, INSPQ
conducted a study.
Leblanc from the Institut National de Sante Publique Quebec (INSPQ
) for measuring the urinary creatinine; C.
* The SUPREME system, developed the Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec (INSPQ
) in Canada, allows the surveillance and prevention of the impacts of extreme weather events, combining real-time data on weather conditions with population health indicators (11);
The authors wish to acknowledge Kristina Dimitrova, Phillip Snarr, and Kai Makowski (Viral Zoonosis Section, NML, PHAC, Winnipeg) and Anne Miller, Celine Desjardins, Marie-France Bouthillette, and Tonya Roy (Serodiagnostic and Virology Section, LSPQ, INSPQ
, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue) for their technical assistance.
Analysis was performed at the Human Toxicology Laboratory of the Institut national de sante publique du Quebec (INSPQ
) (accredited under ISO 17025) under standardized operating procedures, (22,23) using an Orion pH meter with ion selective electrode.
In addition, PAHO collaborated with Health Canada (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada), the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, United States), the Canadian Coalition for Green Health Care, the National Institute of Public Health (Institut national de sante publique, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada; INSPQ
) and Synergie Sante Environment (Montreal, Quebec, Canada) to convene international experts for a workshop on "Health Care Facility Climate Change Resiliency," held in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, on 8 September 2015.
Urine aliquots were shipped on dry ice to the Centre de Toxicologie du Quebec (CTQ) of the Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec (INSPQ
) in Quebec City, Canada, for analyses.