Reconciling our history for the health of our future
We need those in our health-care system to learn the history behind TB in Indigenous populations and approach TB-affected communities with understanding, patience, and compassion.
James Bay district doctor and agent T.J. Orford examines a child showing signs of tuberculosis in 1946. When you look at the history, you understand why, in 2022, we still have populations that continue to suffer from a treatable and preventable disease, writes Tina Campbell. Photograph courtesy of Library and Archives Canada