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PROGRAM OVERVIEW 

Conference Presentations

 

THIS YEAR MORE THAN 200 PEOPLE ATTENDED THE TB CONFERENCE, HELD NOVEMBER 15 AND 16, 2016. 
WE WERE PLEASED TO OFFER A VARIETY OF PRESENTATIONS ON KEY TOPICS BY LEADING EXPERTS FROM ALL ACROSS CANADA.

PLEASE FIND THE PRESENTATIONS LISTED BELOW.
  YOU CAN VIEW ANY OF THEM BY CLICKING THE TITLES.

TUESDAY NOVEMBER 15, 2016 

Tuberculosis Elimination in Canada
Dr. Richard Long, University of Alberta

What Can We Learn from the History of TB Among Canadian First Nations, Métis & Inuit Peoples?
Dr. Pam Orr, University of Manitoba

TB in First Nations Communities in Northwestern Ontario - A TB Nurse’s Perspective
Ann Cleland, Sioux Lookout

New Arrivals from Endemic Areas: Immigration Screening and Follow-up
Claire Lafrance, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

TB Issues in LTC: Challenges and Best Practices
Ha Nguyen, Peel Public Health
Dr. Nicola J. Mercer Wellington, Dufferin - Guelph Health Unit
Dr. Elizabeth Rea, Toronto Public Health

Diagnosis Critical: Optimal Use of the TB and Mycobacteriology Laboratory
Dr. Fran Jamieson, Public Health Ontario Laboratory
Kevin May, Public Health Ontario Laboratory

Peel’s Story: Improving LTBI Treatment Completion Rates
Sondra Davis, Peel Public Health, Lisa Fernandes, Peel Public Health

From a Community Question to Health Policy-A Voyage in the Implementation of Xpert in Iqaluit, Nunavut
Dr. Gonzalo Alvarez, The Ottawa Hospital

 WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 16, 2016 

New Drugs, New Treatments, Shorter Regimes
Dr. Sarah Brode, University Health Services

Managing MDR-TB in the Community
Helen Twigg, Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit

Managing MDR-TB in the Community
Karen Battigelli, Thunder Bay District Health Unit

Managing MDR-TB in the Community
Muhammad Awan, Toronto Public Health

TB in Children and Adolescents: A Clinical Approach
Dr. Ian Kita, The Hospital for Sick Children
Ray Lam, The Hospital for Sick Children

The Jae Yang Lecture – An Overview of the Radiographic Picture of TB
Dr. Harvey Wong, St. Michael’s Hospital

Community-based Approaches to Tuberculosis Outbreak Prevention and Response: The New York City Experience
Jeanne Sullivan Meissner, New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene

 

 

 

 
 
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