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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.


DISEASE DEBRIEFS

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


LISTEN | Infectious Questions Podcast

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


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