Tuberculosis incidence rate in Egypt falls to 11 cases per 100,000 people: Health Ministry

Thu, 24 Mar 2022 - 01:26 GMT

Tuberculosis incidence rate in Egypt fell from 15,000 cases per 100,000 people in 2015 to only 11 cases in 2021, said the Egyptian Ministry of Health, marking the World Tuberculosis Day, observed on 24 March each year.

World Tuberculosis Day 2022: Invest To End TB, Save Lives

Thu, 24 Mar 2022 - 09:52 GMT

The World Health Organization said in a statement Thursday that 1.5 million people died of tuberculosis in 2020, and that 9.9 million people contracted tuberculosis in 2020.

Memory of the day: Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 crashes in the South Indian Ocean in 2014

Thu, 24 Mar 2022 - 09:36 GMT

In the following lines, ET sheds light on the most important world events that took place on March 24.

On World Tuberculosis Day: Famous poets, writers, painters whose creativity was cut short due to TB

Wed, 24 Mar 2021 - 04:27 GMT

World Tuberculosis Day falls annually on March 24. It aims to build public awareness about the global tuberculosis epidemic and efforts to eradicate this disease.

Health ministry launches anti-TB campaign

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 - 12:36 GMT

inister of Health and Population Dr Hala Zayed Sunday announced launching a new campaign to combat tuberculosis.