Monday, March 24, 2014

Health - Today marks World TB Day

In today's show, we spoke to Dr Raymond Chimatira – From the TB/HIV Care Association. We were talking about TB. Today is World TB Day. The day is dedicated to raising awareness about the global epidemic of TB and efforts to eliminate the disease since one third of the world’s population is currently infected with TB according to the World Health Organisation. TB/HIV Care Association aims to improve TB and HIV management by increasing access to TB and HIV diagnosis, care, treatment and community-based treatment adherence support. For further information you can contact the Association on (021) 425 0050 or visit www.tbhivcare.org

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