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BC
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SK
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North60
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The tuberculosis inequities of the Inuit peoples – McGill Tribune

November 27, 2018

The See Change Initiative collaborated with the Ilisaqsivik Society to host ‘Tackling TB in Nunavut: A Night of Photos and Stories’, a panel and silent auction on Nov. 8. The event aimed to raise money and awareness for the ongoing problem of tuberculosis (TB) among the Inuit people in northern Canada. The initiative, a non-profit organization, is dedicated to eradicating the health disparities that exist between Inuit and non-indigenous people: In addition to other health concerns, TB rates among Inuit are 300 times higher than those of non-indigenous Canadians.

Rachel Kiddell-Monroe, professor of practice at McGill and executive director of the See Change Initiative, described how the organization began.

“As Canadians, we could not simply sit at home and do nothing while a crisis of this magnitude was happening,” Monroe said.

Read More: http://www.mcgilltribune.com/sci-tech/tuberculosis-tribulations-of-the-inuit-peoples-261118/

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