World Tuberculosis Day
is observed every year on 24th March
to spread awareness in public about the increasing epidemic of Tuberculosis (TB) in the world and requiring efforts to eliminate this disease. This day is observed by all the UN Member States and it is one of the eighth global public health campaign started by the World Health Organisation (WHO)
Important Points To Remember
1.) This date 24th March was marked by German physician and Nobel Prize laureate ‘Robert Koch‘ in 1882 after he discovered the bacteria that causes tuberculosis.
2.) The theme of World Tuberculosis Day 2019 is “It’s time for action! It’s time to end TB“.
3.) Despite being curable TB is one of the leading infectious diseases that kill people. As per the reports every day, nearly 4500 number of people lose their lives and around 30,000 people fall ill with this disease.
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