"TB is the child of poverty - and also its parent and
This quote from Archbishop Desmond Tutu encapsulates the link between TB and poverty.
Poverty, malnutrition, sickness go hand in hand. It is in communities such as this where highly infecious diseases, such as Tuberculosis, live and spread. According to research, Tuberculosis contributes to an annual total of 400,000 deaths in children.
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*image taken for World Health Organization, Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office.