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Understanding the Effects of Communications and Media During the COVID-19 Pandemic

“The role of communication strategies and media discourse in shaping the psychological and behavioural response to the COVID-19 outbreak: an international comparative analysis” During the current COVID-19 pandemic, NCCID has been nimble and responsive, initiating and partnering on numerous COVID-19 related knowledge translation activities. Among them, NCCID is a partner with a team of Canadian…

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Public Health Quick Links: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

As global attention to 2019-nCoV intensifies, NCCID has developed this Quick Links resource for Canadian public health professionals. We provide links to key leaders and sources in infectious disease prevention, control and knowledge. The pages below are updated regularly and will thus remain relevant as new information emerges. Please forward this resource to others and…

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Infectious Questions: What health professionals need to know about 2019-nCoV and COVID-19

To support public health knowledge translation during the current outbreak of 2019 Novel Coronavirus, NCCID is releasing a Q+A podcast series for public health professionals and health care practitioners in Canada. Listener submissions and feedback will drive podcast topics. Please contact NCCID Project Manager Shivoan Balakumar to submit questions on 2019-nCoV and COVID-19 for future episodes. Listen below or…

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The Canadian Public Health Laboratory Network

Established in 2001, the Canadian Public Health Laboratory Network (CPHLN) is a national association of public health laboratory professionals which acts as a unified voice for federal and provincial member laboratories. The role of CPHLN is to provide a forum for public health laboratory leaders to share knowledge in an atmosphere of trust. CPHLN leverages…

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NCCID joins “Voices from the Field” Podcast

NCCID joined the National Collaborating Centre for Indigenous Health (NCCIH) to produce a podcast episode focused on Indigenous Midwifery during COVID-19. The episode, a conversation with Carol Couchie and Claire Dion Fletcher, co-chairs of NACM, discusses how COVID-19 has impacted indigenous midwifery. Topics include: Recommendations for maternity and out-of-hospital care, Patient relationships and social distancing,…

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NCCID’s Infectious Questions podcast ranked in top public health podcasts of 2020

NCCID continues to contribute resources for public health practitioners during the current COVID-19 pandemic. We’re excited and grateful that MPH Online has ranked Infectious Questions in their top 30 public health podcasts of 2020. As we continue producing episodes of Infectious Questions during this challenging time for public health, we understand the massive physical and…

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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. Physicians, pharmacists and public health staff will share information on successes and…