NCC PORTAL

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The Portal brings together a broad selection of resources from all six of the National Collaborating Centres (NCCs). Search for resources by clicking on NCC, Type, Topic and Core Competency.

Please note: the Portal is not exhaustive and not all resources are indexed by PHAC Core Competency.

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Spotlight on Knowledge Translation Methods and Tools

This hallmark series from the National Collaborating Centre of Methods and Tools (NCCMT) features knowledge translation resources from our Registry of Methods and Tools; an online database that supports the planning, implementation and evaluation of public health policies and practices. Held monthly, each webinar features a presentation by the developer of the resource as well as a user account of a real-world application of the resource.

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Key public health resources for anti-racism action: A curated list

This reading list is designed to offer a starting point for public health practitioners hoping to deepen their understanding of the causes and implications of structural racism. In addition, the collection highlights different strategies for dismantling racist systems and offers examples of communities that have experience success with these aims.

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Antimicrobial Stewardship in Long Term/Elder Care: The Case to Act, a Call to Leaders

This March 9, 2017 webinar was developed for senior leaders, decision makers and innovators in long term care—administrators, medical directors, directors of care, or program managers—in provincial, private or voluntary sector organizations. Leads were asked to invite key staff who implement antimicrobial stewardship programs (e.g. infection prevention and control specialists, or nurse practitioners).

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Integrated LTBI Care for Refugees: Successes & Challenges at BridgeCare Clinic in Winnipeg

A centuries-old disease, tuberculosis (TB) remains a major public health concern globally and the World Health Organization (WHO) is calling for enhanced efforts to eliminate TB worldwide. 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.

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Towards Cultural Safety for Métis: An introduction for health care providers

This fact sheet aims to demonstrate how health care providers can provide a culturally safe health care environment when caring for Métis patients. Cultural safety is an on-going and evolving process that will require health care providers to revisit and adjust modes of services in order to meet the needs of Métis. Culturally safe health care systems and environments are established by a continuum of building blocks – cultural awareness, cultural sensitivity, and cultural competency.

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Understanding chronic disease and the role for traditional approaches in Aboriginal communities

Aboriginal Canadians disproportionately suffer from chronic diseases and their common risk factors. This review examines the impact of chronic disease, and provides an overview of traditional and holistic Aboriginal approaches to prevention that can be incorporated in meaningful health interventions.

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A framework for Indigenous school health: Foundations in cultural principles

National Collaborating Centre for Indigenous Health | 12/31/2009 | Aboriginal Health, Indigenous health Fact Sheet/ Backgrounder NCCIH 5.2 Address population diversity

This internationally recognized collaborative report with the Canadian Council on Learning - Knowledge Centre on Aboriginal Learning, and the Canadian Association for School Health, provides a framework for resdesigning school-based health programs to better meet the needs of Indigenous children and communities. The framework is based on 'five strong threads' that shape Aboriginal world views, as identified through international collaborations among Indigenous practitioners. The framework was presented at an international health promotion conference in Geneva, Switzerland in July 2010.

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