ITK announces steps to eliminate tuberculosis among Inuit

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Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami released details on Dec. 10 of its plan to eliminate tuberculosis among Inuit by 2030. The six steps consist of enhancing tuberculosis (TB) care and prevention programming; reducing poverty, improving social determinants of health and creating social equity; empowering and mobilizing communities; strengthening TB care and prevention capacity; developing and implementing Inuit-specific...
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Derek Neary has been reporting on developments in the North for 18 years. When he's not writing for Nunavut News, he's working on Northern News Services' special publications such as Opportunities North, NWT & Nunavut Mining, Construction and Degrees of Success. Derek's passion lies in human interest stories and he's indebted to those who share their struggles and triumphs. Derek has won more than a dozen journalism awards and has a bachelor of journalism degree from the University of King's College.