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Immunization is important for recent migrants to overcome health barriers and prevent diseases like tuberculosis

Recent migrants face barriers to accessing health care including language and cultural barriers, limited knowledge, food and housing insecurity, stress, and lack of resources available during prolonged travel. In Canada, though foreign-born populations make up only 22% of the total population, 70% of active tuberculosis cases occurred in this 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