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.
Calls to the BC Drug and Poison Information Centre on the Cusp of Cannabis Legalization, a webinar recording
The results of this webinar underlined the importance of standardized dosing of new products, public education on how to consume new products, how to keep cannabis products safely stored away from children, and how to make them less appealing and palatable to children.Read More
There is a growing concern regarding cyanobacteria in surface waters and the risks of cyanobacteria entering our drinking water treatment systems. This webinar discusses the challenges and knowledge gaps for treating cyanobacteria in small drinking water systems and summarize the results of a pilot testing project. The Centre’s pilot testing project investigated the effect of small drinking water treatment technologies on the removal of cyanobacteria and cyanotoxins using a natural bloom event.Read More
Exploring alternative methods to HIV testing to meet Canada’s obligation to UNAIDS 90-90-90 targets: Meeting Proceedings
On April 26, 2018, The National HIV/AIDS Laboratories, National Microbiology Laboratory, and the Public Health Agency of Canada, together with the Saskatchewan HIV/AIDS Research Endeavour and the National Collaborating Centre for Infectious Diseases brought together partners and participants to foster a reflection on alternative methods for HIV testing. The session held at the Canadian Association for HIV Research annual conference, featured new testing technologies and approaches that have the potential to expand HIV testing options in Canada if scaled-up and in order to reach people where they are.Read More
This series features methods and tools tailored to specific topics in public health. Past topics have included Mental Health, Healthy Weights and Prevention of Infectious Diseases.Read More
This module (in the NCCMT Learning Centre) is designed for anyone responsible for finding good quality research evidence to support decisions about public health programs or services. This module gives you the knowledge you need to quickly and efficiently search for relevant pre-processed and pre-appraised public health research evidence to guide decision-making.Read More
This module is designed to provide public health professionals with the knowledge they need to effectively and efficiently address practice-based issues. You will learn about the types of research designs you are likely to encounter when accessing evidence and the types of practice-based questions that this research evidence can answer.Read More
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.Read More
Public Health + is a database of only high quality pre-appraised studies and reviews relevant to public health. This database was designed to help busy public health practitioners access high quality and newsworthy evidence.Read More
This tool was developed to test knowledge and skills required for evidence-informed decision making (EIDM) and provide resources to help fill identified gaps. Topics covered by the tool include critical appraisal of evidence, interpreting research results and strategies for knowledge translation. The examples included are directly relevant to public health.Read More