Karachi, Pakistan: Every year tuberculosis or TB
consumes an estimated 1.7 million lives worldwide. World TB Day is thus an
annual reminder that this infectious disease is still alive and a lot needs to
be done in order to completely eliminate it from the planet.
To commemorate World TB Day 2011, Aga Khan University
Hospital is organising a seminar on March 22, which will highlight the various important steps that need to be taken
for the prevention and management of TB.
Seminar on ‘World TB Day’ organised by AKU
Dr Javaid Ahmad Khan, Professor and Consultant Pulmonologist, Department of Medicine
Dr Bushra Jamil, Associate Professor and Consultant, Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine
Dr Kauser Jabeen, Assistant Professor and Consultant Microbiologist, Department of Pathology and Microbiology
Dr Ali Bin Sarwar Zubairi, Associate Professor and Consultant Pulmonologist Department of Medicine
Dr Muhammad Irfan, Assistant Professor and Consultant Pulmonologist, Department of Medicine
March 22, 2011, 2:00-5:00 pm
AKU Auditorium, Stadium Road campus, Karachi
For more information, please visit: http://www.aku.edu/