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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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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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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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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…

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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,…

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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…