World Tuberculosis Day Celebrated at Banihal

Banihal, Mar 24: The World Tuberculosis (TB) Day was celebrated by the Roshani Foundation Banihal on 24th of March 2021 among the people, The purpose of celebrating this Day is – To raise awareness and educate the public about the impact of TB around the world.

Mr Irfan Tantry spoke about the prevention and control and raise awareness of the challenges that hinder our progress toward the elimination of this devastating disease.

On the occasion one of the person also spoke on the topic World TB Day.

Mrs. Ruhi also spoke about the day and briefed about raise public awareness about the devastating health, social and economic consequences of TB, and to step up efforts to end the global TB epidemic.

Mr. Irfan Tantry further added that the date marks the day in 1882 when Dr Robert Koch announced that he had discovered the bacterium that causes TB, which opened the way towards diagnosing and curing this disease.

Joint Secretary Roshani Foundation, Mr. Aarif Rashid thanked the participants for attending the programme.