World Tuberculosis Day was observed at the Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation on Thursday where health officials said it is one of developing countries’ biggest health problems. Over nine million cases are reported annually worldwide, with an annual death rate of 1.5 million. In Pakistan, 500,000 patients were diagnosed last year.
SIUT director Prof Adibul Hassan Rizvi said they aim to educate people about diseases so that they can deal with them.
Published in The Express Tribune, March 25th, 2016.
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