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Improving the health of the population in Romania by increasing TB control

Project financed by the Norwegian Grants 2009 - 2014, within the RO 19 - Public Health Initiative.

On 12 February 2015 it took place the press conference for launching the project Improving the health status of the Romanian population through increased tuberculosis control.

The event took place in Bucharest, at Minerva Hotel.

The speakers were representatives of the Ministry of Health, the Embassy of the Kingdom of Norway and “Marius Nasta” Institute of Pulmonology, which highlighted the need of strengthening the TB control in Romania and the relevance of the project in the context of national and European efforts to fight this disease.

At the conference participated also representatives of the World Health Organization – the Romania Office, the Ministry of Public Finances, the Embassy of the United States of America, several institutions and non-governmental organizations active in the health area, as well as representatives of the mass media.