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IQ7: The benefits of universal screening to refugee oral health

In this episode, we continue our look at refugee oral health: specifically, the benefits of universal screening and how to optimize collaborations between primary care providers and dentists. Dr. Carlos Quiñonez, an associate professor of dental public health at the University of Toronto, returns as our guest expert.

Published: 2017

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Project No. 309

IQ8: Refugee oral health and the Interim Federal Health Program

In this episode, we continue our look at refugee oral health. Last episode, we discussed universal screening and how to optimize collaboration between primary care providers and dentists. This time around, we’ll discuss the Interim Federal Health Program. It provides limited, temporary coverage of healthcare benefits to people who aren’t eligible for health insurance.

Published: 2017

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Integrated LTBI Care for Refugees: Successes & 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.

Published: 2017

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Project No. 313

Latent Tuberculosis Infection (LTBI) Management at BridgeCare Clinic (Full Report)

An in-depth review and analysis of the model of latent tuberculosis infection management and promising treatment completion outcomes at BridgeCare Clinic in Winnipeg, Canada.

Published: 2017

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Project No. 311

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.

Published: 2017

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Project No. 320

Quick Summary: Screening and Vaccination Guide for Refugee and Immigrant Health

In 2011, the CMAJ published detailed evidence-based clinical guidelines for immigrants and refugees as a gold standard for clinical and public health practitioners in Canada. NCCID has designed a summarized version as a quick review tool for clinicians.

Published: 2016

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Project No. 295

IQ6: What are the unique needs and risk factors of refugee oral health?

This episode marks a shift in focus for our podcast, from a virus—Zika—to a population, namely, refugees. Refugee health remains a matter of concern to public health practitioners across Canada. Here, we focus on their oral health, an aspect of wellbeing all too often overlooked.

Published: 2016

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