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    Exploring the determinants of syphilis in Indigenous women in Winnipeg

    Categories: Indigenous Health,NCCID,NCCIH

    Syphilis infection rates are increasing in Winnipeg, Manitoba and cases of infectious syphilis have more than doubled in 2018. While an ongoing syphilis outbreak in Canada has predominantly affected males who have sex with men, a new trend has also emerged with higher rates among heterosexual people. This shift has resulted in unprecedented cases of congenital syphilis within the province. These infections seem to be associated with inadequate housing and substance use (methamphetamine in particular). It’s also known that a disproportionate number of these women are Indigenous.

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    Join the NCCs at Public Health 2019

    Categories: Conferences/ Events,NCCDH,NCCEH,NCCHPP,NCCID,NCCIH,NCCMT

    The NCCs are proud to be contributing sponsors of Public Health 2019, being held from April 30 to May 2, at the Shaw Centre, in Ottawa, Ontario.

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    The Ron de Burger Student Award

    Categories: NCCEH,Students

    The Ron de Burger Award is dedicated to the memory of Ron de Burger, a celebrated leader in public health and a longtime NCCEH advisory board member. Three prizes of $700 are available to students enrolled in Canadian post-secondary institutions offering a PHI program or degree in Public Health.

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    Announcing the 2019 NCCPH KT Award Winners

    Categories: NCCDH,NCCEH,NCCHPP,NCCID,NCCIH,NCCMT,Students

    The National Collaborating Centres for Public Health are pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 NCCPH Knowledge Translation Awards. The purpose of the awards is to recognize the work of graduate students regarding knowledge translation in public health in Canada.

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    Webinar on Gonorrhea: Guidelines, AMR Surveillance, Ceftriaxone-Resistant Gonorrhea Case Study

    Categories: Webinars

    On Thursday, February 28th, 2019 at 1pm EST, join PHAC for an update on Gonococcal STI Treatment Guidelines, gonococcal antimicrobial susceptibility surveillance data, and information on a recently identified ceftriaxone-resistant gonorrhea case.

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