Hirunews Logo
Today+marks+World+TB+day
Tuesday, 24 March 2015 - 12:48
Today marks World TB day
13

Shares
1,614

Views
This year Sri Lanka’s World Tuberculosis Day theme is 4,000 undetected – reach, treat, cure everyone.

Sri Lanka anticipates to reduce the number of TB patients to one per million by 2050.

About 9,500 TB patients were detected from Sri Lanka previous year and 24.7 percent of them are from the Colombo district, 11.3 percent from the Gampaha district and 7.1 percent from the Kandy district.

The Western Province recorded 42.7 percent of the total number of TB patients. One out of ten newly identified TB patients live within the Colombo Municipal Council (CMC).
Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
688 Views
1,334 Views
1,648 Views
38,773 Views
1,421 Views
39,803 Views
Top