Dr. Gonzalo Alvarez speaks at Press Conference with Health Minister

Department of Medicine Doctor Leads Major Initiative to Stop TB in Nunavut






Dr. Gonzalo Alvarez with the Divisions of Respirology and Infectious Diseases jointly hosted a press conference today in Iqaluit with the Federal Health Minister, Leona Aglukkaq to announce $800, 000 in financial support for Taima TB, a project aimed at preventing and reducing the impact of Tuberculosis in the North. Dr. Alvarez is the principle investigator of the Taima TB public health strategy project and we congratulate him on this achievement and his continued efforts to improve health care and quality of life for the people of Nunavut.

See CBC Radio‚Äôs Ottawa Morning show for archived interview titled “TB Statistics”.

See press release for full details.

See Nunatsiaq Online news for photo and followup story.