Tuberculosis awareness campaign launched in UAE
The UAE is taking steps to raise more awareness about tuberculosis.
The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) has announced the launch of a series of nationwide events in line with a campaign to combat the disease.
The events, which will run from September to November, will look to raise awareness about how to prevent TB as well as treatment methods.
According to the Global Tuberculosis Report, cases of TB in the UAE are considered low at 0.79 per 100,000 inhabitants compared to other countries.
This figure is down from 4.2 per 100,000 in 2000.