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Breathe California Announces State-Wide Media Call on Tuberculosis for World TB Day

Breathe CaliforniaSAN JOSE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tuberculosis (TB) is still a global and local threat. Hear the latest global, U.S., California, and local trends in TB, and recommendations from the experts. Breathe California is hosting a state-wide Media Call on Tuberculosis on Tuesday, March 23, 10:30 a.m. PDT. March 24th is World TB Day.

Speakers include:
* Ernesto Jaramillo, World Health Organization Technical Officer
* James Watt, M.D., M.P.H., California State TB Controller
* Frank Alvarez, M.D., M.P.H., Los Angeles County TB Controller
* Rachel Orduno, former TB Patient and Patient Activist with TB PhotoVoice project (http://tbphotovoice.org/tbpv2/).

To participate: Call in # is 1-877-578-0255, Conference ID #: 61200439.

Sponsor:
* RESULTS Educational Fund

Hosts:
* California TB Controllers Association
* Breathe California (www.lungsrus.org).

Threats to continued adequate funding jeopardize the maintenance of the infrastructure needed to keep the numbers low and to drive them even lower in our fight to control and eventually eliminate TB.

News Source: Breathe California :: This press release was issued by Send2Press® and is Copyright © 2010 Neotrope® News Network – all rights reserved.



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