This report summarizes the proceedings of a dialogue on MDR-TB care in Canada which was held online April 25 and 26, 2023. The event brought together 31 participants, some with lived experience of MDR-TB and some who were policy makers, researchers, and public health personnel from different regions in Canada. The intent of the dialogue was to provide an opportunity for stakeholders to discuss current challenges to the provision of effective, equitable MDR-TB care in Canada and possible solutions.
This case study by the National Collaborating Centres for Public Health (NCCPH) explores the evacuation of Ashcroft Indian Band following the Elephant Hill wildfire in 2017. It includes insight into the health and social impacts of the evacuation, as well as the role of public health to support long-term emergency planning and recovery.
This case study highlights one team’s experience of using mobile device data to help inform a public health response. Their story provides public health decision-makers, managers, epidemiologists, policy analysts and others with insights and lessons that can help prepare them for working with big data.
This infographic explains how people can get Helicobacter pylori, its symptoms and treatments.
There are two anti-viral treatments used for smallpox that have been repurposed for mpox, tecovirimat and brincidofovir, of which only the former has been approved for clinical use in Canada.
This summary of big data analytics describes analytical approaches, processes, and uses which can benefit Public Health.
This document reviews the evidence on Human Papillomavirus (HPV) immunization effectiveness in Canada and investigates what HPV vaccines are, why they are important for population health in Canada, and how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the future epidemiology of HPV in Canada.
This case story, along with other stories of ‘joint action for equity’ in the Learning from Practice series, offers insights about how partnerships can begin, what helps them succeed, and where roles or systems can change to improve population health and health equity.
This infographic describes the difference between vaccine effectiveness and vaccine efficacy.
This infographic describes the types of vaccines, including live attenuated vaccines, inactivated vaccines, toxoid vaccines, nucleic acid vaccines, viral vector vaccines, and more.
This infographic describes the anatomy of vaccines, the purposes of main components and other common components.