Review of Evidence on POCT for STTBIs – Part 1 : Technologies
TB Performance Measures Scan – Phase 1
Project No. 386
Summary and Analysis of the 2016 Zika Scan
Policies and Provisions for Public Health Surveillance of Zika and Other Emerging Infectious Diseases in Canada Summary and Analysis of the 2016 Environmental Scan Production of this document has been made possible through a financial contribution from the Public Health Agency of Canada through funding for the National Collaborating Centre for Infectious Diseases. The views […]
Project No. 383
Canadian Databases for Disease Vectors
Mathematical modelling is a method of research that allows for simulations of the real world in a virtual space. For Public Health, the results of modelling can be used to determine possible interventions and optimize desired outcomes for populations. At the 2016 5th biennial workshop of the Pan-InfORM research group, public health practitioners and analysts […]
Project No. 385
Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis – International Resources for Canadian Public Health Personnel
List of MDR-TB resources that can inform the Canadian Context: 1. Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR-TB) Update 2017 (PDF) Infographic and fact sheet 2. The Lucky Specials: Tuberculosis Awareness Through Storytelling (2017) A film which educates viewers on the risks, prevention, and treatment of tuberculosis (TB) and MDR-TB. The Lucky Specials combines animation and live-action storytelling to […]
Project No. 381
Chronic diseases and population mental health promotion for children and youth
Reflections on the Development of the HIV 90-90-90 Cascade Measures: Meeting Proceedings
Project No. 335
Summary of NACI Recommendations for HPV Immunization
A summary of the recommendations from the four National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) Statements on HPV vaccination.
Public Health Response and Health Status of Asylum Seekers: A Review of the International Literature and Implications for the Canadian Context
The number of asylum seekers crossing the U.S.–Canada border has seen a significant increase since the U.S. election in November, 2016. In order to aid in establishing an effective public health response, current gaps in knowledge regarding health status, access to health care, and barriers to access of asylum seekers in Canada were identified.
Project No. 352
Big Data for Infectious Diseases Surveillance and the Potential Contribution to the Investigation of Foodborne Disease in Canada
Recognizing the potential of big data as “an untapped resource of evidence that may be used to inform policy and decision making”, NCCID commissioned a background paper to initiate discussion among Canadian public health professionals. The primary objective was to examine the potential for big data to inform public health policy for infectious disease management in Canada.
Welcoming Refugees: Niagara Region’s Guide for Primary Care
In November 2015, the Canadian government released its initial plan to accept 25,000 Syrian refugees. In this case study, we describe the process and planning done by a dedicated team in the Niagara Region, as an example of public health preparation for refugees that could be adapted in other parts of the country.