Tibetan Government in exile; World Health Organization
On World TB Days, March 24, the Health Kalon of the Exile Tibetan government said Tuberculosis remains as the biggest health problem in Tibetan exile community. He said today the community faces challenges with multidrug-resistance TB. On this occasion, the World Health Organization pointed out that the TB patients suffer from stigma and isolation on top of the disease. Dr. Mario Raviglione, WHO Director of Global TB, asked people to treat the TB patients with respect.