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 webinar considers the current state of tuberculosis (TB) surveillance in Canada and what a robust strategic plan supported by high-quality surveillance data could achieve for TB elimination.
In this presentation, we will describe concerns related to global and national multidrug resistant tuberculosis (MDR TB) epidemiology. We will also review key steps in prevention, diagnosis, and treatment. Important challenges faced by Canadian public health systems in responding to MDR TB and solutions to support people who are affected will also be discussed.
NEW* Social Determinants and the TB Journey video.
The TB Journey Map for Northern First Nations Communities is an educational resource for services providers in TB-affected First Nations communities. It visually depicts the key stages in a typical patient journey with emphasis on the different health-care related, social and First Nations determinants of health.
This webinar for World TB Day 2023 informs health care providers working with Indigenous Peoples on Chapter 12 of the Canadian Tuberculosis Standards 8th Edition: Culturally Competent Tuberculosis Care for Health Care Workers and Public Health Professionals Serving Indigenous Peoples of Canada.
The purpose of this gathering was to explore how shelters and public health can work together to improve the health of people who use shelters. Watch recorded presentations and download event resources here.
In the final episode of this series, TB program staff reflect on their lessons from the outbreak, including what worked well, and what is still needed for TB elimination.
Our third episode looks deeper into the impact of stigma, particularly on the experiences of one young woman whose life had been repeatedly up-ended by the disease.
Episode two describes the TB journey of a young mother and her four year old son after learning he had contracted a rare form of the disease.
Our first episode takes us to the beginning – the story of how a young adult fell through the cracks of a strained health system to become the outbreak’s index case.
In partnership with This 4-episode docuseries follows the course of a 2019 TB outbreak in a small, northern First Nations community. The series delivers: in-depth stories of TB survivors and front line workers; educational information on promising strategies for outbreak response; insights into what is needed to end TB in northern First Nations communities. This…
This report can be used as a resource to support TB program performance indicator development across programs. Its results should be shared and discussed by public health personnel, federal, provincial and territorial decision‐makers, and others involved in planning and delivering TB programs in Canada. Report Tables Supplementary Tables