TRANSCRIPT DON’T SEE PLAYER? // Listen HERE Zeeshan: Welcome to a brand new episode of Infectious Questions, a public health podcast produced by the National Collaborating Centre for Infectious Diseases. At NCCID, we help those with infectious disease questions connect to those with answers. Hello, I’m Zeeshan Qadar. Shivoan: And I’m Shivoan Balakumar. For this episode of the…
Subject Area: Refugee health
Public Health Response and Health Status of Asylum Seekers: A Review of the International Literature and Implications for the Canadian Context
The number of asylum seekers crossing the U.S.–Canada border has seen a significant increase since the U.S. election in November, 2016. In order to aid in establishing an effective public health response, current gaps in knowledge regarding health status, access to health care, and barriers to access of asylum seekers in Canada were identified.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Newcomers and Vaccine Decision-Making Practices: Lessons from the Prairies
REGISTRATION CLOSED A copy of this webinar is available upon request. Please contact NCCID Project Manager Zeeshan Qadar to learn more, or get in touch with our Centre via our general inbox. Date: January 26, 2017 Description This webinar focused on immunization information-gathering and decision-making practices in vulnerable refugee and immigrant populations in the city of…
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.
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.
Data Management/Coordination & amp; Refugee Health: Experience of Hamilton Public Health Services
REGISTRATION CLOSED A copy of this webinar is available upon request. Please contact NCCID Project Manager Zeeshan Qadar to learn more, or get in touch with our Centre via our general inbox. Description NCCID’s series of public health podcasts and webinars on refugee health continued with this November 16, 2016 presentation about one Ontario city’s recent…
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.