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China: Health Ministers to Gather in Beijing to Combat TB

March 24, 2009

At a three-day meeting in Beijing next week, health ministers from 27 countries will discuss strategies for dealing with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis. According to Liu Yuhong, a program officer with the World Health Organization, attendees will talk about how to prevent and manage the infection and will develop a five-year plan to address it. WHO is sponsoring the summit, along with China's Ministry of Health and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

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Adapted from:
Xinhua News Agency

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This article was provided by CDC National Prevention Information Network. It is a part of the publication CDC HIV/Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update.
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