Announcement of the action “Time to stop tuberculosis”
On March 22 at 13.00 the street action “Time to stop tuberculosis” will take place. The event is timed to the TB Day.
The World Tuberculosis Day is celebrated on March 24th. You learned more about preventing the disease, since only in February 2019 2 265 Ukrainians became ill.
The purpose of the action is to tell the public about the prevention and risks of the disease, the main symptoms, the ways of transmission, to break myths about tuberculosis and reduce the level of stigma in society.
Organizers of the event: “Convictus Ukraine”, Kyiv City Center for Social Services for Family, Children and Youth, Kyiv City Public Health Center, NGO “Social Initiatives for Occupational Health and Safety”, BO “Positive Women”, Red Cross of Ukraine, Alliance of Public Health, Alliance of Public Health “TBpeople Ukraine”.
The Partnership’s activities are carried out in cooperation with the Convictus Ukraine, with technical and financial support of the Challenge TB Project, funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and implemented by PATH in Ukraine.