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Indigenous Health: Tuberculosis


Teaching Tuberculosis: A Resource Guide for Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Youth
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Assembly of First Nations, 2009.  Health Bulletin (Special Issue on Tuberculosis). 

Dyck, F.L., et al, 2007.  The Relationship between Diabetes and Tuberculosis in Saskatchewan: Comparison of Registered Indians and Other Saskatchewan People.  Canadian Journal of Public Health, Vol. 98, No. 1, pp. 55-59.

FitzGerald, J.M. et al, 2000.  Tuberculosis: 13. Control of the disease among Aboriginal people in Canada.  Canadian Medical Association Journal, Vol. 162, No. 3, pp. 351-355.

Health Canada, First Nations and Inuit Health.  “Tuberculosis”.

Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, 2013.  “Inuit-Specific Tuberculosis Strategy.”

Kunimoto, D., et al, 2001.  Investigation of Tuberculosis Transmission in Canadian Arctic Inuit Communities Using DNA Fingerprinting.  The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, Vol. 5, No. 7, pp. 642-647.  

Lux, M., 1998.  Perfect Subjects: Race, Tuberculosis, and the Qu’Appelle BCG Vaccine Trial.  Canadian Bulletin of Medical History, Vol. 15, No. 2, pp. 277-295.  (Scroll down to Issue #2)

Macdonald, M.E., et al, 2010.  “Urban Aboriginal Understandings and Experiences of Tuberculosis in Montreal, Quebec, Canada”.  Qualitative Health Research, Vol. 20, No. 4, pp. 506-523.

Orr, P.  “Adherence to Tuberculosis Care in Canadian Aboriginal Populations. Part 2:A comprehensive Approach to Fostering Adherent Behaviour”.  International Journal of Circumpolar Health, Vol. 70, No. 2, pp. 128-140.  


Grant, J. M., 2011.  The Determinants of Tuberculosis Transmission in Indigenous People in Canada and New Zealand.  M.Sc., Community Health & Epidemiology, U Saskaskatchewan.

McLeod, L.A., 2007.  Characteristics of Tuberculosis in Aboriginal Populations: Is there a Difference in Rates by Residence (On or Off Reserve)?  M.Sc., Community Health & Epidemiology, U Saskaskatchewan.

Ward, H.A., 2004.  Risk Factors in the Progression from Tuberculosis Infection to Disease.  M.Sc., Community Health & Epidemiology, U Saskaskatchewan.


Meijer-Drees, L., 2013.  Healing Histories: Stories from Canada’s Indian Hospitals.  Edmonton, University of Alberta Press, 244 pages.


Health Canada, First Nations and Inuit Health, Tuberculosis Videos: maladies/tuberculos/video-eng.php