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Public Health Ontario (PHO) Grand Rounds - Introducing the Flu and Other Respiratory Viruses Research (FOREVER) Cohort, a laboratory partnership for data sharing

Topics: Communicable & Infectious Diseases Location: ON, Canada

Influenza and other respiratory viruses continue to cause substantial morbidity, mortality, and societal disruption. The Flu and Other Respiratory Viruses Research (FOREVER) Cohort features individual-level linkage of respiratory virus testing results from 11 Public Health Ontario and eight academic hospital-based laboratories with an extensive array of health administrative databases held at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES). This presentation will cover the creation of the FOREVER Cohort and describe how this data- sharing tool can be used for the assessment of influenza vaccine effectiveness and other purposes.

Event DateJul 25, 2017
12:00 to 13:00
Posted by NCCEHJul 06, 2017
Location TypeOnline, In Person
Toronto, ON