A new era in latent TB infection treatment in Nunavut

Educational Objectives:

  1. Update on TB incidence, drivers of the disease specific to Inuit and the path to TB elimination in Inuit Nunangat.
  2. Presentation of a new short course treatment for the prevention of TB in Nunavut, the Taima TB 3HP phase 4 Health Canada regulated study that was recently completed in Iqaluit.

Co-presenters:

Gonzalo G. Alvarez MD, MPH, FRCPC
Division Head, Respirology

&

Natan Obed
Canadian Inuit President (Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami)

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The Ottawa Hospital Medical Grand Rounds is an accredited group learning activity as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Ottawa.

REFRESHMENTS (coffee, tea, water) and fresh fruit will be provided

THANK YOU

Dept of Medicine Education Fund