Tuberculosis: Aisha Buhari receives Global TB partnership feom Geneva

First Lady, Aisha Buhari, on Tbursday received officials of the Global TB partnership from Geneva, Switzerland. The visit comes ahead of the World Tuberculosis Day to be commenmorated on March 24.

Mrs Buhari received the team in company of the Vice President’s wife, Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo.

In an Instagram post, the president’s wife said: “As a global TB champion and ambassador, I join them in calling for more action to curb the spread of TB in Nigeria and other high burden countries”

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), “World TB Day celebrated on 24 March each year, is an opportunity to raise awareness about the burden of tuberculosis (TB) worldwide and the status of TB prevention and care efforts. It is also an opportunity to mobilize political and social commitment for further progress in efforts to end TB.

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