As part of the national efforts to diversify innovative STBBIs testing options for more equitable testing in Canada, NCCID has embarked on a knowledge translation program for public health professionals that aims to synthesize the best available evidence, identify the most adapted service delivery models to reaching underserved populations and highlights next steps to expand…
Subject Area: STBBIs
Reaching Underserved Populations: Leveraging Point-of-Care Tests for Sexually Transmitted and Blood-Borne Infections to Explore New Program Options in Canada
Point-of-care testing (POCT) is one solution for rethinking testing and screening strategies. POCT offers the flexibility to perform medical diagnostic testing outside the clinical laboratory in close proximity to where the patient is receiving care… Read more in this publication.
Summary of NACI Recommendations for HPV Immunization
A summary of the recommendations from the four National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) Statements on HPV vaccination.
The Two Faces of Syphilis: A Call for Sustained, National and Coordinated Responses to Syphilis
Montréal, 22–23 November 2016 Date: November 22-23, 2017Montréal, Canada Description Syphilis has re-emerged in Canada during the last decade with epidemics now rooted in both urban and rural settings. While gay men are still at the centre of the urban epidemics, there is now a transition in the epidemiological pattern with increasing numbers of cases…
2015/16 Projects: Sexually Transmitted & Blood Borne Infections
NCCID at CATIE 2015: Nitika Pant Pai
At the CATIE 2015 Forum in Toronto, NCCID’s Harpa Isfeld-Kiely spoke with Nitika Pant Pai, MD MPH PhD, about her keynote address, “Pushing the Boundaries of HIV, Hepatitis C and STI Testing.”
NCCID at CATIE 2015: Darrell Tan
At the CATIE 2015 Forum in Toronto, NCCID’s Harpa Isfeld-Kiely speaks with Darrell Tan, MD, PhD, FRCPC, about his keynote address, “A New HIV Prevention Strategy: Moving PrEP into Practice.”
NCCID at CATIE 2015: Jordan Feld
At the CATIE 2015 Forum in Toronto, NCCID’s Harpa Isfeld-Kiely speaks with Jordan Feld, MD MPH, about his keynote address, “Improving the Continuum of Care in the New Era of Hepatitis C.”
Treatment as Prevention: Containment of TB, HIV and Hep C during the next decade
Join three of Canada’s prominent physicians, Drs. Allan Ronald, Joel Kettner and Julio Montaner, for a webinar that explores the topic of Treatment as Prevention for TB, Hepatitis C and HIV/AIDS.
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
Rethinking Chlamydia: How can public health STI teams manage the overwhelming caseload?
Dr. Heejune Chang and MD, MHP, CCMF, FRCPC Today, the sheer volume of Chlamydia cases has made it unrealistic for many urban public health STI teams to follow up with everyone via case-and-contact. And with the incidence of Chlamydia cases only rising every year, some now wonder whether their efforts are even making a difference….