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Infectious Questions : An Infectious Diseases Public Health Podcast

A public health podcast that connects people with infectious disease questions to people with the answers. A production of the National Collaborating Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCCID). // Un balado sur la santé publique réalisé par le Centre de collaboration nationale des maladies infectieuses (CCNMI) et appelé « Infections en question » fait le lien entre les balados concernant les questions sur les maladies infectieuses et ceux qui offrent des réponses à ces questions.
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Dec 1, 2020

In the final episode of this series, TB program staff reflect on their lessons from the outbreak, including what worked well, and what is still needed for TB elimination.

Dec 1, 2020

Our third episode looks deeper into the impact of stigma, particularly on the experiences of one young woman whose life had been repeatedly up-ended by the disease.

Dec 1, 2020

Episode two describes the TB journey of a young mother and her four-year-old son after learning he had contracted a rare form of the disease.

Dec 1, 2020

Our first episode takes us to the beginning – the story of how a young adult fell through the cracks of a trying but strained health system to become the outbreak’s index case.

Oct 19, 2017

In this, the fifth in our 'TB Talk' series of episodes, we hear from Dr. Ryan Cooper, an infectious diseases specialist with Alberta Health Services. Dr. Cooper speaks to how post-landing or post-arrival TB surveillance of migrants works in Canada (including some Alberta-specific challenges), plus the best approach to on-going follow-up. He also discusses how Alberta's virtual TB clinic model has made a difference to rural, remote and Indigenous communities. // Our theme music is 'Weathervane' by Blue Dot Sessions [www.sessions.blue]

May 8, 2017

The fourth in our TB Talk series, conversations from the most recent meeting of the North American Region of the International Union Against Tuberculosis. This episode, we hear from Dr. Dennis Falzon, a Medical Officer with the Stop TB Department at the World Health Organization in Geneva. Here, he discusses the WHO's End TB Strategy, as well as the potential of new technologies to prevent and eliminate TB.

// Our theme music is 'Weathervane' by Blue Dot Sessions [www.sessions.blue]

Apr 25, 2017

This episode is the third in our 'TB Talk' series, conversations that originated at End TB 2017, a meeting of the North American Region of the International Union Against Tuberculosis. This episode, we hear from Dr. Malcolm King, a professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences at Simon Fraser University. He presented at the event on social determinants of health in remote, northern and Indigenous communities. We asked him about their importance to the rate of new TB infections and better TB outcomes.

Our theme music is 'Weathervane' by Blue Dot Sessions [www.sessions.blue]

Apr 17, 2017

This episode continues our look at tuberculosis at End TB 2017, a meeting of the North American Region of the International Union Against Tuberculosis. This episode’s featured guest is Kay Wallis, a special projects manager with the Curry International Tuberculosis Center, who presented on cultural proficiency among healthcare providers.

Mar 24, 2017

This episode, we turn our attention to tuberculosis for a special series of "TB Talk" episodes. This February, the city of Vancouver played host to End TB 2017, a meeting of the International Union Against Tuberculosis, specifically, the North American Region: we hear a sample of attendees' top TB priorities. In future episodes, we’ll bring you a number of one-on-one conversations with experts at the meeting. 

// Our theme music is 'Weathervane' by Blue Dot Sessions [www.sessions.blue

 

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