Many Canadians believe tuberculosis (TB) to be a disease of the past, when in fact it has now surpassed HIV/AIDS and malaria as the world's deadliest infectious disease, killing over 1.7 million people each year.
And Canada is not immune. Rates of TB infection among the Inuit people of Canada are among the highest anywhere in the world.
What can Canada do at home and abroad to address this urgent global health crisis? Read more here in an article by Dr. Madhukar Pai, Director of the McGill International TB Centre.