Group B Streptococcal Disease, Neonatal (Group B strep)

Neonatal group B streptococcal disease is caused by the bacteria group B streptococcus (also known as Streptococcus agalactiae). It can sometimes be found in the genital tract of healthy woman and can be passed to the baby during childbirth. It can cause sepsis (blood poisoning), pneumonia and sometimes meningitis in newborn infants.



PHO Grand Rounds: Planet Youth Lanark County: Community in Action

Building on the PHO Rounds presented by Dr. Sigfusdottir of the Icelandic Centre for Social Research and Analysis, this session will examine the initiative in action at the local level, highlighting the work done to date and lessons learned, to assist others who are interested in implementing the Planet Youth initiative in their communities.

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Updated 19 June 2019