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…
An overview of the Edmonton Learning Site — a partnership with Alberta Health Services — and its implications for public health program planning; specifically, outreach to vulnerable populations for the prevention of HIV and other STBBI.
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.
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
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.