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World tuberculosis day to be marked on Wednesday
March 23, 2021

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International World Tuberculosis Day will be marked tomorrow (Wednesday) across the globe including Pakistan with the aim to raise public awareness of tuberculosis and the efforts made to prevent and treat this disease.

Various World Tuberculosis Day events and activities would be organized by various organizations involved in the Stop TB Partnership. Campaign activities including community discussion groups that are organized to look at ways to prevent TB.               

WHO estimates that the largest number of new TB cases in 2005 occurred in south-east Asia, which accounted for 34 percent of incident cases globally.