Published On: Mon, Mar 24th, 2014
Published in Category: Karachi

Bilawal stresses redoubling efforts to get rid of TB

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KARACHI: Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Patron-In-Chief, Pakistan Peoples Party has urged the provincial governments and health officials to redouble their efforts and rid the fellow countrymen of the disease.

In his message on the World Tuberculosis Day being observed today (Monday, March 25) around the globe, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said he was alarmed by the media reports

more than 80% of new Tuberculosis cases were reported from Punjab alone.

Bilawal expressed concern that Pakistan continues to be ranked between 5th to 6th among the World’s high Tuberculosis risk countries. He pointed out that Tuberculosis is the second most devastating disease in the world killing humans hence need due attention by the decision-makers in every province. He also specifically stressed upon Sindh government to further improve treatment facilities for Tuberculosis patients and measures for its prevention.

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said as a nation whose Founder Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah died of Tuberculosis should act in revolutionary style to wipe out the disease.