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 […]


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 […]


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, […]


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 […]


How are we doing? Progress on Integrated AMR and AMU Surveillance in Canada: 2014-2019

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a recognized global public health threat. Integrated, One Health based surveillance of AMR and antimicrobial use (AMU) must underpin efforts to protect human, animal, and crop health. In 2014, the National Collaborating Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCCID) published a report assessing AMR/AMU surveillance in Canada along with recommendations to address gaps […]


Seasonal Influenza 2019-2020 NACI and AMMI Canada Recommendations

Influenza constantly evolves. Join us, NACI and AMMI Canada on October 3, 2019 to learn about the 2019-2020 recommendations for prevention and treatment of seasonal influenza. VIEW WEBCAST Speakers:Dr. Ian Gemmill and Dr. Gerald Evans, Infectious disease experts Speakers will present the recommendations from the National Advisory Committee on Immunization’s(NACI) Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Statement 2019-2020, […]


PLAINS SPEAK on STBBIs, 2019: An emergent challenge for the Prairies

Winnipeg, MB March 14th and 15th, 2019 Sexually transmitted and blood borne infection (STBBI) rates—including syphilis, gonorrhea, HBV, HCV, and HIV—are rapidly increasing in the Prairie provinces. Public health professionals are struggling to set programmatic priorities and identify the best interventions to suit the epidemiological context to decrease the burden of infections. Currently in the […]


ASP FOUNDATIONS FORUM: An Exchange on UTI Strategies in Long Term Care

REGISTRATION CLOSED A copy of this webinar is available upon request. Please contact NCCID Project Manager Harpa Isfeld-Kiely to learn more, or get in touch with our Centre via our general inbox. Date: April 18, 201812:30 – 1:30pm (CST) Description The National Collaborating Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCCID), in collaboration with Do Bugs Need Drugs? and other […]