Wednesday, 26 March 2014 03:00

World TB Day 2014- Iraq

17 March 2014|Baghdad, Iraq. Under the slogan “Find. Treat. Cure TB”, the World Health Organization for Iraq in collaboration with the Iraqi Ministry of Health, Public Health Directorate, Chest & Respiratory Diseases Center, and the National Coordination Committee, organized a number of activities in different governorates on World Tuberculosis Day 2014. 

Wednesday, 26 March 2014 09:44

World Tuberculosis Day marked in Iraq

Tuberculosis (TB) is second only to HIV/AIDS as the greatest killer worldwide due to a single infectious agent. In 2012, 8.6 million people fell ill with TB and 1.3 million died from TB. Three million are missed by health systems and they do not have access to proper diagnosis, treatment, follow up and the care that they deserve and need.

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