WEBINAR | Building Bridges: Creating Sustainability in the Newcomer Health Clinic through Planned Transitions to Community Providers

19 SEPTEMBER 2017 @ 12 NOON CT // Overview of the Newcomer Health Clinic (NSHA) transition model developed to move patients from our specialized refugee health clinic to community primary care providers. This will include a discussion regarding current research to validate the model with some preliminary results. /// REGISTER

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 qadarsmz@umanitoba.ca.

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.

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. 

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.

PODCAST | Infectious Questions

A public health podcast produced by NCCID, Infectious Questions connects those with infectious disease questions to those with answers. Subscribe on iTunes and Stitcher.


NCCID Disease Debriefs provide Canadian public health practitioners and clinicians with information on prominent infectious diseases for Canadian public health practice.