Poland: World TB Day 2009 activities

The Polish Lung Foundation organized a scientific session on 24 March, in collaboration with WHO/Europe, for experts, physicians, decision-makers and the media. Its goal was to emphasize the importance of strengthening TB control in Poland. The session was divided into four parts: challenges, diagnostics, clinical aspects and prophylaxis. Presenters included experts from Poland and WHO.

The National Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases Research Institute – a WHO collaborating centre on TB – organized a press conference on 24 March.