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New campaign is launched in England to increase awareness of tuberculosis

BMJ 2010; 340 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c1089 (Published 25 February 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;340:c1089
  1. Peter Moszynski
  1. 1London

    A new campaign to “radically boost awareness” of tuberculosis in England was launched on 25 February at a parliamentary briefing of MPs, health organisations, and patients’ groups.

    Entitled “The truth about TB,” the campaign centres on the experiences of people who have or used to have tuberculosis, whose stories are included in a new DVD and website. All primary care trusts and local authorities in England and key charities have been mailed the DVD, and a series of information leaflets have been translated into 20 different languages.

    The charity TB Alert is spearheading the campaign, in which …

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