Ten-day campaign for the prevention of tuberculosis is held in Tatarstan from 18 to 27 of March. It is timed to the World Tuberculosis Day (March, 24).
Tuberculosis is the infectious disease that is widespread among the world's population and has existed for millennia.
Tuberculosis is one of the 10 leading causes of death in the world. There are more than 30 million TB patients worldwide. In Russia, more than 61.5 thousand people fell ill with tuberculosis in 2018, but the rate has decreased by 7.7% compared to 2017.