Webinar

Knowledge Translation on Infectious Diseases for Public Health

REGISTRATION CLOSED A copy of this webinar is available upon request. Please contact NCCID Project Manager Margaret Haworth-Brockman to learn more, or get in touch with our Centre via our general inbox. Date: April 10, 2017 Description This webinar was tailored for Public Health Agency of Canada public health officers (Canadian Public Health Service), field epidemiologists (Canadian […]

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Building Bridges: Creating Sustainability in the Newcomer Health Clinic through Planned Transitions to Community Providers

REGISTRATION CLOSED A copy of this webinar is available upon request. Please contact NCCID Project Manager Zeeshan Qadar to learn more, or get in touch with our Centre via our general inbox. Date: September 19, 2017 Description The National Collaborating Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCCID) continues its series of public health podcasts and webinars on refugee […]

News

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 […]

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What can Big Data do for Public Health?

REGISTRATION CLOSED A copy of this webinar is available upon request. Please contact NCCID Project Manager Margaret Haworth-Brockman to learn more, or get in touch with our Centre via our general inbox. Date: May 17, 2017 Description New information was presented on the potential contributions of big data for infectious diseases surveillance and the investigation of […]

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Antimicrobial Stewardship in Long Term / Elder Care: The Case to Act, A Call to Leaders

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: March 9, 2017 Description Presented by: The National Collaborating Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCCID) and Do Bugs Need Drugs? Alberta Health Services This […]

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Newcomers and Vaccine Decision-Making Practices: Lessons from the Prairies

REGISTRATION CLOSED A copy of this webinar is available upon request. Please contact NCCID Project Manager Zeeshan Qadar to learn more, or get in touch with our Centre via our general inbox. Date: January 26, 2017 Description This webinar focused on immunization information-gathering and decision-making practices in vulnerable refugee and immigrant populations in the city of […]

Event

The Two Faces of Syphilis: A Call for Sustained, National and Coordinated Responses to Syphilis

Montréal, 22–23 November 2016 Date: November 22-23, 2017Montréal, Canada Description Syphilis has re-emerged in Canada during the last decade with epidemics now rooted in both urban and rural settings. While gay men are still at the centre of the urban epidemics, there is now a transition in the epidemiological pattern with increasing numbers of cases […]

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Data Management/Coordination & amp; Refugee Health: Experience of Hamilton Public Health Services

REGISTRATION CLOSED A copy of this webinar is available upon request. Please contact NCCID Project Manager Zeeshan Qadar to learn more, or get in touch with our Centre via our general inbox. Description NCCID’s series of public health podcasts and webinars on refugee health continued with this November 16, 2016 presentation about one Ontario city’s recent […]

Event

Canadian Roundtable on Antimicrobial Stewardship

Toronto: June 16-17, 2016 Co-hosts: NCCID and HealthCareCAN Facilitator:  Dorothy Strachan, Strachan-Tomlinson Summary: Over 50 “Champions of Change”—experts, key influencers and stakeholders in the fields of antimicrobial stewardship and resistance—gathered to help build a national action plan for antimicrobial stewardship (AMS). (A draft action plan will be posted soon). Discussion began with certain assumptions about what […]