BREATH (Build Recognition and Awareness to Fight Tuberculosis)

Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease caused by a bacterium. The bacterium responsible for TB, called Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb), is transmitted by people infected with pulmonary (lung) TB who release Mtb into the air through coughing, sneezing or spitting. Based on WHO report that Indonesia got 1.020.000 cases of TB in 2017. And by the Minister of Health statement that Jember has 3.497 cases, so that Jember occupy the second place of the most cases TB in East Java. And from this, within the International Tuberculosis Day, SCOPH CIMSA UNEJ held a project called BREATH (Build Recognition and Awareness to Fight Tuberculosis).

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