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IQ10: Tuberculosis and Cultural Humility (TB Talk, Pt 2)

This episode continues our look at tuberculosis at End TB 2017, a meeting of the North American Region of the International Union Against Tuberculosis. Our guest, Kay Wallis, is a special projects manager with the Curry International Tuberculosis Center. She presented on cultural proficiency among healthcare providers, or, as she calls it, cultural humility.

Published: 2017

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Thinking about burden of disease with equity in mind

Standard burden of disease measures identify differences in disease patterns and trends for a population, but do not always look for differences within the population. We need a different approach to thinking about and measuring burden of disease—one that considers the social determinants of health and the effects of inequity.

Published: 2016

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Project No. 275

Forward Thinking on Syphilis: An Information Exchange on Innovative Approaches to Syphilis, Focused on MSM

Information exchange event focused on urban syphilis and men who have sex with men (MSM), hosted by the NCCID in September 2014. The purpose was to share information across sectors and jurisdictions about outbreaks of syphilis affecting MSM in several cities across Canada.

Published: 2014

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Project No. 221

Optimal Treatment Strategies for Remote and Isolated Communities

Mathematical modelling, simulations, and statistical analysis were used to make recommendations in this paper for the effective use of antiviral drugs for treatment and prophylaxis in remote and isolated communities

Published: 2014

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Project No. 160

Outreach Planning Checklist

A checklist for public health practitioners involved in HIV/STBBI-related outreach work with priority populations, it mirrors the four stages of the outreach program planning process: research, design, delivery and measurement.

Published: 2014

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HIV/AIDS and Food Security in Resource Rich Settings

Key Points: Food security is a key determinant of health, and is achieved when all people have the physical and economic means to access, at all times, sufficient, safe and nutritious food that meets their dietary needs and food preferences for an active and healthy life. Good nutritional status is critically important for immune function […]

Published: 2012

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Project No. 107

Outreach Planning Guide for Infectious Disease Practitioners who work with Vulnerable Populations

 

Published: 2012

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Project No. 111

Antiretroviral Adherence Concepts and Strategies for Adults Accessing HIV Care

 

Published: 2010

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Project No. 40