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Atlantic Health Organizations Meet to Address Antimicrobial Stewardship in Halifax
June 8, 2017 (Halifax) – The National Collaborating Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCCID) and the Public Health Agency of Canada are pleased to greet representatives from across the Atlantic provinces today to discuss strategies for improving the use of antimicrobials such as antibiotics.
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NEW | A Provincial Antimicrobial Stewardship Program: Successes and Challenges in Alberta
Worldwide, antimicrobial resistance has emerged as a serious public health threat. In this case study, we describe the processes and structures put in place by Alberta Health Services (AHS) to support and maintain coordinated antimicrobial stewardship programs in the province.
NEW // Welcoming Refugees: Niagara Region’s Guide for Primary Care
In this case study, we describe the process and planning done by a dedicated team in the Niagara Region, as an example of public health preparation for refugees that could be adapted in other parts of the country.
Integrated LTBI Care for Refugees: Successes & Challenges at BridgeCare Clinic in Winnipeg
In this case study, we share the story of the success of BridgeCare Clinic, a model of integrated TB services for government-assisted refugees for its approach to improving latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) treatment completion outcomes in priority populations.
LISTEN | Infectious Questions Podcast
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