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.
Subject Area: equity
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.
Sexually-transmitted Infections & Nursing in Indigenous Communities
Clarence Frenchman & Albert McLeod The National Collaborating Centre for Infectious Diseases, together with the Aboriginal Nurses Association of Canada, hosted a Google Hangout On-Air about culturally-safe nursing practices and STBBIs in Indigenous communities. The 1-hour webinar was co-led by Clarence Frenchman, a Nurse Manager/HIV Case Coordinator at the Ahtahkakoop Health Centre in Saskatchewan, and…
Forward Thinking on Syphilis: An Information Exchange on Innovative Approaches to Syphilis, Focused on MSM
In support of renewed public health efforts to control the recent outbreaks of syphilis in Canadian cities, NCCID brought together public health practitioners from several health regions, community-based organizations, and researchers September 29-30, 2014 in Winnipeg Manitoba
Programs for Injection Drug Users: A Harm Reduction Approach
Primary HIV prevention interventions in prisons and upon release
Integrating HIV Prevention with Care: Antiretroviral Treatment for Prevention
Effectiveness of Outreach and Care Coordination Interventions in Engaging and Retaining Hard-to-Reach People Living with HIV/AIDS in Medical Care
Antiretroviral Adherence Concepts and Strategies for Adults Accessing HIV Care
Susceptibility of Solvent Users to HIV and Hepatitis C
Outreach with Vulnerable Populations
Outreach Planning Guide for Infectious Disease Practitioners who work with Vulnerable Populations
The Outreach Planning Guide focuses on the challenges of planning and managing an outreach program to help deliver information, services and referrals to populations that practitioners often have difficulty reaching, especially those vulnerable to HIV and other STBBIs.