DISEASE DEBRIEFS

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


NEW // 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

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


A Short Review of Literature on the Effects of Climate Change on Mosquito-Borne Illnesses in Canada

Consequences of climate change include a change in the distribution, habitat and geographic range of mosquito vectors known to transmit disease, potentially putting Canadians at risk. This short review of the available literature informs public health practitioners and planners of the anticipated effects of climate change on select mosquito-borne disease in humans.


Health Organizations Release Action Plan to Address Antimicrobial Stewardship

HealthCareCAN and NCCID have jointly released Putting the Pieces Together, A National Action Plan For Antimicrobial Stewardship. The Action Plan lays out ten areas in which governments, healthcare organizations and professionals, civil society groups and the public can collaborate to preserve the effectiveness of antimicrobial drugs such as antibiotics. It is built on the work of 50 experts, key influencers and stakeholders in the field of antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) and antimicrobial resistance (AMR) who met at a national roundtable in June 2016. | MORE


This collaborative calendar lists upcoming events from across the National Collaborating Centres.