For monitoring and control of tuberculosis Matanzas was the province chosen to develop the central activities in commemoration of the World Day to Combat Tuberculosis, established on March 24th.
The René Fraga park was the main venue for the celebration, attended by residents of the area, circles of grandparents, pioneers and teachers from nearby schools, who assisted by the Inder, Culture and public health officials promoted the need to adopt styles of healthy life
The head of the National Program of Prevention and Control of Tuberculosis, Dr. Lourdes Suárez Álvarez, also attended the meeting. She congratulated the professionals of the sector and urged them to multiply efforts to eradicate this pathology.
“Cuba is within the countries of the world that the lowest reporting rate of infested people is reported and we are committed to eliminating the disease by 2030,” said the director.
In the Faustino Pérez Hernández University Provincial Hospital, in the Athens of Cuba, pneumologists distinguished themselves in a timely and constant way to eradicate the aforementioned entity.