TB remains key public health concern – Dr Simpson

A warning was sounded on Friday that Tuberculosis (TB) remains a key “public health concern” in Guyana.

According to a Ministry of Public Health press release,  Dr Joann Simpson sounded the warning at the handing over ceremony for two vehicles to the TB programme.

Dr Simpson said that the prevalence rate of the contagious disease in the country is among the highest recorded in the Americas.

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