World TB Day, 24 March 2008

World TB Day 2008 adopted the slogan “I am stopping TB” and several Member States in the European Region organized activities to commemorate it. These included presentations and clinics on tuberculosis (TB) for specific target groups, free X-ray examinations, forums and round-table discussions, conferences, essay and art contests, photo exhibitions, media coverage of the disease and its impact, and the dissemination of posters and educational materials.

Thirteen European countries organized specific World TB Day activities in 2008: Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Germany, Latvia, the Republic of Moldova, Romania, the Russian Federation, Slovenia, Spain, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan.