Accelerating the End of Tuberculosis and Building Healthy Lishui – Several Municipal Departments Jointly Carried out the Twenty-third "World Tuberculosis Prevention Day" Campaign
March 24, 2018 was the twenty-third "World Tuberculosis Prevention Day". This year, the theme was "The End of Tuberculosis, Build a Shared Healthy China." In order to let more people learn the knowledge of TB prevention and treatment, and achieve early prevention and detection, on March 24, 2018, the Lishui Municipal Health and Family Planning Committee invited Lishui Municipal Disease Control Center, Municipal Medical Units, Lishui Medicine and Health College and biking enthusiasts to carry out the World TB Day Campaign, which is also known as the Millions of Volunteers Biking for Promotion Activity. Through this activity, it aims to let more people know tuberculosis, pay attention to tuberculosis and learn knowledge about tuberculosis prevention and control, so as to improve the mass’s level of self-protection knowledge and ability, to build a healthy Lishui and to raise the level of people's health.
At the consultation site, the staff explained the tuberculosis knowledge to the masses, issued advertising materials, measured blood pressure, blood sugar and blood type, and provided acupuncture, medical consultation and other health services. In addition, the Municipal Disease Control Center and the school of Medicine and Health in Lishui College carried out a lecture on tuberculosis knowledge, and answered the questions raised by students in detail. In order to advertise tuberculosis more widely, a biking advertising activity is also carried out (Municipal Health Planning Committee).