Tuberculosis (TB) is one of the world’s most devastating infectious diseases. March 24th marks the day in 1882 when German microbiologist Robert Koch announced he had discovered Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacterium that causes this ancient menace.
In recognition of World TB Day, Volunteer Force Against Hepatitis Transmission (VFAHT) reassert their commitment to improving our understanding of TB, how to combat this evil, and put a check on its spread.
VFAHT- Fatima Jinnah Medical University in collaboration with the Department of Pulmonology SGH conducted an Isolation Precautions Workshop in which training was provided to medical doctors and nursing staff members with all basic tools of isolation precautions.
The workshop included Lectures, hands-on training sessions followed by an awareness walk for the “END Tuberculosis (TB) BY 2035” WHO Campaign. The walk was led by the honorable Vice-Chancellor of Fatima Jinnah Medical University.