Despite its low prevalence in Canada, tuberculosis (TB) remains a public health challenge in this country. Overall incidence rates of active TB have not significantly declined in the past decade, and the burden of disease continues to concentrate among certain populations that are disproportionately represented among the new cases.
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Towards TB Elimination Shared Priorities for TB Program Performance Measurement in Canada – A Proposal for Discussion
This report can be used as a resource to support TB program performance indicator development across programs. Its results should […]
List of MDR-TB resources that can inform the Canadian Context : 1. Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR-TB) Update 2017 (PDF) Infographic and […]
In this, the fifth in our ‘TB Talk’ series of episodes, we hear from Dr. Ryan Cooper, an infectious diseases specialist with Alberta Health Services. Here, Dr. Cooper speaks to how post-landing TB surveillance works in Canada (including some Alberta-specific challenges), plus the best approach to on-going follow-up. He also discusses how Alberta’s virtual TB clinic model has made a difference to rural, remote and Indigenous communities.
CASE STUDY: Integrated LTBI Care for Refugees: Successes and Challenges at BridgeCare Clinic in Winnipeg
In this case study, we share the story of the success of BridgeCare Clinic, a model of integrated TB services for government-assisted refugees for its approach to improving latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) treatment completion outcomes in priority populations.
WEBINAR: TB Elimination – Public Health Approaches for Priority Populations
This webinar explores surveillance data in Canada and focuses on topics including programming, infrastructure, emerging technologies and global efforts combating tuberculosis.
REPORT: Public Health Speaks
The National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health, in collaboration with NCCID, created this resource that aims to:
- Increase understanding of how infectious disease programming can be directed at improving the social determinants of disease,
- Consider how public health activities to reduce TB fit within the four public health roles for improving health equity, and
- Reflect on the use of innovative partnership approaches by public health practitioners.
- Canadian Tuberculosis Standards
- Pan-Canadian Public Health Network: Guidance for Tuberculosis Prevention and Control Programs in Canada
- Health Canada: Strategy Against Tuberculosis for First Nations On-Reserve
- Health Canada: Monitoring and Performance Framework for Tuberculosis Programs for First Nations On-Reserve