Federal minister urges Nunavut to sign long-delayed tuberculosis plan – The Globe and Mail

August 2, 2022

Federal Indigenous Services Minister Patty Hajdu is urging the government of Nunavut and the territory’s top Inuit organization to sign a long-delayed plan for combatting tuberculosis as soon as possible, a step that could lead to more federal money being earmarked to fight the infectious disease, which continues to plague Inuit communities.

“I would really hope that they conclude those negotiations quickly so that that plan is in place and we can assess what’s needed for budget 2023,” Ms. Hajdu said in an interview.

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