Overcoming Barriers Of Stigma, Marginalization Of TB Patients Vital To Ending Disease, WHO Says
VOA News: Protecting Rights of TB Patients Critical in Ending Global Epidemic
“In advance of World TB Day (March 24), the World Health Organization is warning the battle to wipe out the global tuberculosis epidemic will not be won unless stigma, discrimination, and marginalization of TB patients is brought to an end. VOA was in Geneva at the launch of new WHO ethics guidance for the treatment of people with tuberculosis. … The agency says protecting the human rights of all those affected will save many lives and will make it possible to end this global scourge” (Schlein, 3/23).
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