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Media advisory: Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami and Indigenous Services Canada to Brief Media on the Tuberculosis Elimination Framework

Press Release

Ottawa – Please be advised that officials from Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami and Indigenous Services Canada will provide a briefing on the newly ratified Inuit Tuberculosis Elimination Framework. This Framework will guide efforts to eliminate tuberculosis among Inuit living in Inuit Nunangat by 2030.

The briefing will include a background of the Framework’s development, and provide an outline of activities undertaken to prevent and treat tuberculosis in Inuit Nunangat. Following the briefing, experts from both Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami and Indigenous Services Canada will answer questions from the media.

Dial-in info and relevant documents will be shared upon request by email at [email protected]. Please note that the documents will be provided under embargo on December 9.

Date: Monday, December 10, 2018

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. (EST)

Contacts

To participate and for more information please contact:

ISC Media Relations
819-953-1160
[email protected]

Erin Brandt Filliter
Director of Communications
Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami
613-238-8181 ext. 272
[email protected]

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