Health Days 2023

World TB Day

Every year, we celebrate World Tuberculosis Day on March 24 to raise public awareness about the devastating health, social and economic consequences of TB, and to intensify efforts to end the global TB epidemic.
This date coincides with the year 1882 AD when Dr. Robert Koch announced that he had discovered the bacteria that causes tuberculosis, which opened the way for the diagnosis and treatment of this disease.

  • Raising awareness of tuberculosis and its transmission methods.
  • Take measures to prevent disease.
  • Renewal of commitment and political and social covenant; In order to make further progress in efforts to eradicate tuberculosis.
  • Highlighting efforts to eradicate tuberculosis.
  • Tuberculosis remains one of the deadliest infectious diseases in the world, every day nearly 4,000 people lose their lives due to tuberculosis, and nearly 28,000 people fall ill with this preventable and curable disease.
  • Global efforts to control tuberculosis have saved an estimated 63 million lives since 2000.
Official Date:
Globally:  March 24th, 2023
Locally: Ramadan 2nd, 1444H


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