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2020 Sexually Transmitted and Blood-Borne Infection (STBBI) and Harm Reduction Resources

NCCID has curated a list of substance use harm-reduction resources. They provide relevant substance use information that aims to increase access to harm reduction supplies and programming to support people who are using substances and prevent sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections and other harmful outcomes.  NCCID has also put together the following list of sexually…

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UPB led experts’ work in COVID-19 modelling

UPB News Agency – Medellín (COL). Researchers from the Pontificial Bolivarian University (UPB), with officials from the Health Secretariat of Medellín, review modeling scenarios weekly to adjust the actions and plans of the city, in relation to the pandemic. This group, led by Dr. Zulma Rueda, PhD in Epidemiology, has been actively working with researchers…

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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…