Group A Streptococcus
Outbreaks of Group A Streptococcus have intensified in the past few weeks in Canada. NCCID has developed this Quick Links resource for Canadian public health professionals to provide links to key resources and information.
Webinar Series: Reaching the Undiagnosed
As part of a national effort to reach Canadians living with undiagnosed HIV, hepatitis C and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs), CATIE, NCCID and REACH 2.0 are joining forces to share promising practices for improved diagnosis services in Canada. // REGISTER
Reaching the UNAIDS / WHO HIV 90-90-90 targets by 2020: What’s next to improve the estimate measurement in Canada?
In April 2017, NCCID held a meeting to discuss the National HIV Cascade measures. Read the summary of the meeting and learn more about provincial and territorial strategies to measure progress toward the HIV 90-90-90 targets, key challenges, lessons learned and next steps to improve measurement process.
PODCASTS | “Create H2O” First Nations Water Research Conference
Based on two keynote presentations at the 4th annual “Create H2O” First Nations Water Research Conference, these two episodes of NCCAH's Voices from the Field podcast—"From the Lab to the Reserve: The Transformative Power of Community-Engaged Scholarship," and "Water: Our First Relative, Our First Responsibility"—were produced in conjunction with NCCID and NCCEH.
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.
Public health responses for refugee claimants
NCCID is collecting evidence on public health responses for refugee claimants (including asylum seekers) for the Canadian context. Questions or comments? Please feel free to share with us. Contact Zeeshan Qadar, Project Manager, at 204-318-2582 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
recent refugee health publications from NCCID
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.
PODCAST | Infectious Questions
Promoting mental health for children and youth at the population level
What do we know about promoting mental health for children and youth at the population level? And what is the Public Health role in this work? Staff from across the six National Collaborating Centres for Public Health (NCCs) have been asking these questions in response to gaps identified by the public health community, and can now offer this community a new suite of resources. Visit NCCPH.CA to learn more about this project and download the complete collection.