LAHORE: Like other parts of the globe, World Tuberculosis Day will be observed across the country including Lahore today to raise awareness about timely diagnosis and treatment of the disease.

Punjab Health Department will arrange a ceremony at Jillani Park which will be presided over by Adviser to the Chief Minister on Health Kh Salman Rafiq. Senior officers, international development partners including WHO, celebrities, showbiz artists will attend the function.

Provincial TB Control Program will arrange a seminar to sensitize the target population. Road shows are planned through a mobile theatre for interpersonal communication all over Punjab to deliver the TB message.–Staff Reporter