World Tuberculosis Day is honored yearly to elevate public focus approximately the devastating health, social and financial outcomes of tuberculosis, and to step up efforts to stop the worldwide tuberculosis epidemic. The date marks the day in 1882 whilst Dr. Robert Koch introduced that he had found the bacterium that reasons tuberculosis, which opened the manner toward diagnosing and curing this disease.
SDG goal three. three calls for, via way of means of 2030, finishing the epidemics of AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria and ignored tropical sicknesses and fight hepatitis, water-borne sicknesses, and different communicable sicknesses
Each 12 months, we commemorate World Tuberculosis (TB) Day on March 24 to elevate public attention approximately the devastating health, social and monetary outcomes of TB, and to step up efforts to cease the worldwide TB epidemic.
TB stays one of the world’s deadliest infectious killers. Each day, almost 4000 lose their lives to TB, and near 28,000 humans fall unwell with this preventable and curable disease. Global efforts to fight TB have stored a predicted sixty-three million lives for the reason that 12 months 2000.
SDG goal three. Three calls for, via way of means of 2030, finishing the epidemics of AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria and ignored tropical sicknesses and fight hepatitis, water-borne sicknesses, and different communicable sicknesses
The theme of World Tuberculosis Day 2021
The subject of World TB Day 2021 – ‘The Clock is Ticking’ –conveys the feeling that the sector is walking out of time to behave at the commitments to stop TB made with the aid of using worldwide leaders. This is specifically important withinside the context of the COVID-19 pandemic that has positioned End TB development at risk, and to make certainly equitable get right of entry to prevention and care in step with WHO’s power toward reaching Universal Health Coverage.