The day before the World TB Day, on March 22, 2016, INGO "International HIV/AIDS and TB Institute" in cooperation with the Charitable Foundation "TB Hope" and with the support of the Territorial Medical Association "Phthysiology" organized a free of charge X-ray examination for TB in Kyiv city.
The examination was conducted in a specially equipped bus with the use of digital mobile fluorography. During the day 146 people were examined, with greater proportion of elderly. After the examination, people were able to to get consultations of TB doctor. Also, the informational materials were distributed during the activity in which people in simple terms could read about TB, its symptoms and the importance of treatment.
Thanks to this activity people could learn about their health, the possible risks of TB, opportunities for treatment. During the event it was stressed that TB is curable and it is important timely detect the disease. Treatment in Ukraine is free of charge.