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 email@example.com.
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.