In the Americas, One in Five People with Tuberculosis is Unaware of the Disease

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

One in five people infected with tuberculosis in the Americas remains unaware of the disease, whether due to failure to access health services or because they are not properly diagnosed, according to estimates by the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO).

Source: Health News Digest (link opens in a new window)

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Education, Health Care
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education, global health, health care, rural healthcare delivery, tuberculosis