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How can we stop tuberculosis?

  • Aghnia Jolanda Putri and Ika Kartika Febriana

Jakarta | Sat, March 24 2018 | 01:41 am

PREMIUM Recent data from the World Health Organization (WHO) shows that indicators of overall health status in Indonesia have improved significantly over the last two and a half decades. Life expectancy, for example, increased from 63 years in 1990 to 71 years in 2012. However, Indonesia still struggles with a high incidence rate of tuberculosis (TB). According to the Global Burden of Disease Study, TB wa...