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Immunization can help overcome barriers to healthcare access and reduce high rates of TB in Inuit populations

Native populations experience barriers to health care access such as limited knowledge, stigma, community social isolation, and geographic isolation. As a result, Inuit populations in Canada suffer 300 times higher rates of TB than the Canadian-born non-Indigenous population.

Full Citation:
. 2018. CPHO Spotlight on Eliminating Tuberculosis in Canada. Public Health Agency of Canada. .

Title of Article: CPHO Spotlight on Eliminating Tuberculosis in Canada


Publication Year: 2018

Publication Name: Public Health Agency of Canada

Publication Volume:

Topics: Equity

Disease Vaccines: Tuberculosis/BCG

Countries: Canada

WHO Regions: Americas