Tuberculosis Awareness

Category: Community Health Talk | Author: Shirley He

On the evening of 9th September 2011, a ‘Tuberculosis Awareness’ health talk was held in Little Yang Sing Restaurant. Shirley He, the Nurse Operational Manager of Chinese Health Information Centre presented the talk in Cantonese. She explained in great detail the signs and symptoms, causes, prevention, treatment, consequences and various types of tuberculosis. This talk was to raise awareness of tuberculosis among the Chinese population. She highlighted it is one of the current health issues and that the incidence rate of tuberculosis has increased particularly among the ethnic minority groups. Overall 23 people attended the talk.

TB Awareness

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