Tuberculosis - Get Tested, Get Treatment and Get Cured!

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Note: The recommendation has changed and you should now get tested for TB if you have had a cough for at least 2 weeks.

2010
ISBN: 978-0-662-03358-5
Cat. No.: H34-220/2-2010S

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ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᐋᓐᓂᐊᖃᕐᓇᙱᑦᑐᓕᕆᔨᒃᑯᑦ
ᖁᔭᓕᕗᒍᑦ ᐃᓚᐅᖃᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᓗᒃᑖᕐᓄᑦ ᑖᒃᑯᐊ
ᐅᓂᒃᑳᑦ ᓴᓇᔭᐅᕙᓪᓕᐊᓂᖏᓐᓄᑦ. ᐊᒥᓱᓄᑦ
ᐃᑲᔪᖅᑐᖃᓚᐅᕐᓂᖏᑎᒍᑦ ᑖᓐᓇ ᓴᖅᑭᑎᑕᐅᔪᓐᓇᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ.
ᐃᓕᓴᕆᔪᒪᑦᑎᐊᖅᑕᕗᑦ ᑕᐃᒃᑯᐊ ᒪᒃᑯᒃᑐᑦ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ
ᐅᓂᒃᑳᓕᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᑦ ᐃᓄᙳᐊᓕᐅᓚᐅᖅᖢᑎᒡᓗ
ᐆᒻᒪᕆᒃᑐᒥᒃ ᓴᖅᑭᑦᑎᑦᑎᓪᓗᑎᒃ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᒃᓴᕐᒧᑦ.
ᖁᔭᓕᒋᕗᒍᑦ ᐃᓄᖕᓄᑦ ᐱᔪᓐᓇᕐᓂᖃᑦᑎᐊᖅᖢᑎᒃ
ᑎᑎᖅᑐᕋᐅᔭᓚᐅᖅᑐᓄᑦ ᑕᒪᒃᑯᓂᖓ.

ᐳᕙᒡᓗᖕᓂᖅ ᒪᒥᓴᖅᑎᑕᐅᔪᓐᓇᑦᑐᖅ!

ᐳᕙᒡᓗᖕᓂᖅ
ᒪᒥᓴᖅᑎᑕᐅᔪᓐᓇᑦᑐᖅ!

  1. Two teenage friends in a home where one is sitting in a chair and the other is laying down on a couch.

    Teenage boy #1 on couch - "ᐊᓈᓇᖓ ᐳᕙᓪᓗᒃᐳᖅ, ᖃᐅᔨᓕᓴᖅᐳᒍᑦ."
  2. Teenage boy #2 on chair - "ᖃᓄᐃᓐᖏᓐᓂᐊᓐᖏᑦᑑᒐᓗᐊᖅ?"
  3. Teenage boy #1 on couch - "ᐋᒪᐃ, ᓇᓗᕗᖓ."
  4. Teenage boy #2 on chair - "Let's search online."
  5. Teenage boy #2 sitting at a computer with teenage boy #1 standing beside him.
  6. Teenage boy #2 - "ᐱᖃᑏᒃ!ᐅᑲᖅᓯᒪᕗᖅ ᐳᕙᓪᓗᓐᓂᖓᑕᒪᕐᒥᒃ ᐲᔭᕈᓐᓇᖅᑐᖅ, ᐄᔭᒐᖃᑦᑕᑐᐊᕈᓂ."
  7. Teenage boy #1 - "ᖁᕕᐊᓇᖅ!"
First Nation Page 1
ᖁᐃᖅᓱᖃᑦᑕᓕᖅᐱᑦ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓰᑦ ᐱᖓᓱᑦ ᐅᖓᑖᓂᓪᓘᓐᓃᑦ?

Note: The recommendation has changed and you should now get tested for TB if you have had a cough for at least 2 weeks.

ᖁᐃᖅᓱᖃᑦᑕᓕᖅᐱᑦ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓰᑦ ᐱᖓᓱᑦ ᐅᖓᑖᓂᓪᓘᓐᓃᑦ?

  1. Close up of fish being sliced.
  2. Grandfather and teenage boy in a home sitting at a table with a young child in a high chair. Grandfather is coughing.

    Teenage boy - "ᐃᖅᑐᖅ ᓄᔭᓕᐊᖅ, ᖃᓄᐃᓐᖏᒃᑲᓗᐊᖅᐲᑦ?"
  3. Close up of grandfather - "I'm fine. It's just a cold."
  4. Heading - ᐱᓇᓱᖃᕈᓰᑦ ᐱᖓᓱᑦ ᓈᓯᒪᓕᕐᒪᑕ

    Close up of teenage boy - "ᓱᓕ ᑕᐃᒪᓐᖓᑦ ᓄᕙᒃᑲᕖᑦ, ᐃᖅᑐᖅ?"
  5. Close up of grandfather - "ᐄ, ᑭᓯᐊᓂ ᓄᕙᐃᓐᓇᐅᔭᓕᕋᒪ."
  6. Close up of grandfather and teenage boy facing each other.

    Teenage boy - "ᖃᐅᔨᓴᖅᑕᐅᔭᕆᐊᖃᓕᖅᐳᑎᑦ ᐳᕙᒡᓗᒋᐊᒃᓴᕐᓂᒃ, ᓄᕙᒃᑲᕕᑦ ᐊᑯᓂᐅᓗᐊᓕᕐᒪᑦ. ᓄᕙᑐᐃᓐᓇᕈᕕᑦ."

    Grandfather - "ᐄ ᐊᑏ, ᔮᓂ. ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇᐅᒋᐊᖃᕋᓱᒋᒍᕕᖓ ᐊᑏ."
  7. Caption - Next day

    Grandfather walking toward the door of a clinic.
First Nation Page 2

ᐋᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᓕᐊᕐᓗᑎᑦ!

ᐳᕙᒡᓗᖕᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᖃᐅᔨᓴᖅᑕᐅᓗᑎᑦ!

Note: The recommendation has changed and you should now get tested for TB if you have had a cough for at least 2 weeks.

ᐳᕙᒡᓗᖕᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᖃᐅᔨᓴᖅᑕᐅᓗᑎᑦ!

  1. Teenage girl standing outside school coughing. A sign on the school reads "Inukshuk High School" - "What's up with this cough? Three weeks is long enough, already!"
  2. Teenage girl looking at sign outside school that reads "ᐳᕙᒡᓗᖕᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᖃᐅᔨᓴᖅᑕᐅᓂᖅ".
  3. Close up of teenage girl - "ᐊᑏ, ᖃᐅᔨᓴᖅᑕᐅᓂᐊᓕᖅᐳᖓ."
  4. Teenage girl inside school sitting in the TB screening area facing a nurse.

    Teenage girl - "ᖁᐃᖅᓱᓕᕋᒪ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓯᒃ ᐱᖓᓱᑦ, ᓄᖅᑲᖅᐸᓪᓕᐊᓇᓂ. ᐳᕙᓪᓗᒋᐊᓐᓂᒃ ᖃᐅᔨᓴᖅᑕᐅᔪᒪᓕᖅᐳᖓ."

    Nurse - "ᐳᕙᒃᑎᑦ ᐊᔾᔨᓕᐅᖅᑕᐅᓂᐊᖅᐳᑦ, ᐊᒻᒪᓗᓄᕙᓂᒃᑎᕝᕗᐊᖅᑎᑕᐅᓂᐊᖅᐳᑎᑦ ᖃᐅᔨᓴᖅᑕᐅᓂᐊᖅᑐᒥᒃ."
  5. Caption: ᐅᓪᓗᕋᓴᐃᑦ ᓈᓯᒪᓕᕐᒪᑕ

    Teenage girl and nurse in school clinic facing each other.

    Nurse - "The results are back and you have active TB. That's why you've been coughing so much but don't worry, TB is 100% curable and now you can start treatment."
  6. Close up of girl - "ᖃᓄᐃᒋᐊᒃᓴᓐᓂᒃ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᓕᕋᒪ, ᐊᑲᐅᓯᕗᖓ."
  7. Teenage girl speaking with friend outside.

    Caption: ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓯᕋᓴᐃᑦ ᓈᓯᒪᓕᕐᒪᑕ

    "I have TB and started the meds a few weeks ago. Now, my cough is almost gone. You should get tested, too. You don't want to pass it on to others, especially little kids that can get really sick from it."
First Nation Page 3
ᐳᕙᒡᓗᒃᐱᑦ?

Got TB? Take all your medicine

  1. Grandfather in a home lying on a couch - "I don't understand why someone has to watch me take my pills. I'm a grown man."
  2. Teenage boy standing beside grandfather lying on a couch.

    Teenage boy - "And respected too, Grandpa Nuyalia. But that's the TB protocol - a worker watches everyone takes their meds."
  3. Grandfather sitting up on a couch facing grandson standing beside couch.

    Grandfather - "And I don't like strangers coming into the house"

    Teenage boy - "Don't be grumpy, Grandpa. You already know Meeka. She's nice."
  4. Grandfather sitting on a couch facing grandson standing beside couch.

    Grandfather - "Oh yeah. Well, how often is she going to come by the house?"

    Teenage boy - "Two times a week until you're done your treatment in 9 months."
  5. Grandfather sitting on a couch facing grandson standing beside couch.

    Grandfather - "Oh, you're kidding! Well, am I at least allowed to tease her?"

    Teenage boy - "You're such a joker, Grandpa. Meeka will love it.
  6. Caption - Nine months later

    Close up of grandfather - "Thank you, Meeka, the nurse tells me I am cured of TB. Now, there's no chance of me passing this on to anyone in the family, especially my little grandkids. I couldn't have done it without you."
First Nation Page 4

ᐄᔭᒐᓗᒃᑖᖅᑎᑦ ᐱᖃᑦᑕᕐᓗᒋᑦ!

ᐳᕙᒡᓗᖕᓂᐅᑉ ᒥᒃᓵᓄᑦ ᖃᐅᔨᒋᐊᒃᑲᓐᓂᕈᒪᒍᕕᑦ ᑕᑯᔭᖅᑐᕐᓗᒍ www.healthcanada.gc.ca/tuberculosis

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