Seminars & Events

Friday, January 19, 2018, 12:00-13:00
The Clinical Epidemiology Program presents
From TB control to TB elimination among Inuit in the Canadian arctic – is it possible?
Speaker: Gonzalo G. Alvarez MD, MPH, FRCPC
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, School of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Ottawa
Scientist, Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute,
Respirologist, Divisions of Respirology and Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, The Ottawa Hospital
Location: General campus – Centre for Practice-Changing Research (CPCR) seminar room L1111 (Host)

Civic campus - Admin Services Building (ASB), 2nd floor, conference room 2-018

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Learning Objectives:

  1. Review previous Canadian TB control history among Inuit
  2. Make a case for community wide focused screening
  3. Present the Taima TB tool box (modern tools to combat TB and evidence)

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