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Watch out, TB-HIV coinfection on the rise

  • Sudirman Nasir

Makassar, South Sulawesi | Sun, March 24 2013 | 11:44 am

PREMIUM For Indonesia, World Tuberculosis Day, which falls on March 24, is an event of great relevance due to the fact that the country ranks fifth on the list of 22 high-burden Tuberculosis (TB) countries in the world.

According to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Global Tuberculosis Control Report in 2012, an estimated 528,063 new TB cases or approximately 256 cases per 100,000 of the pop...