In this blog post, Vivian Chau, project coordinator at the Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest Health Sciences, and Dr. Lawrence Loh, associate medical officer of health at Peel Public Health, explore the relationship between stigma, discrimination and the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
Back in early February, four NCCs came together to host an NCC Knowledge Exchange Forum Towards TB Elimination in Northern and Indigenous Communities.
Tuberculosis (TB) is impacted by many social determinants of health, which leads to inequities in who is affected by the disease and how it manifests in the population. A shift in public health approach that addresses health equity as the primary focus could contribute to the elimination of TB, in addition to addressing other health inequities across the population.
NCCDH & NCCID recognize World TB Day with a new Public Health Speaks conversation.