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Prof. Peng Liyuan Attended Theme Campaign of World Tuberculosis Day
From:Beijing Municipal Health Commission
Date:04/01/2019

On March 20th, Prof. Peng Liyuan, World Health Organization's TB/AIDS Goodwill Ambassador, attended the theme campaign of World Tuberculosis Day in 2019 and launched the Campaign on Eliminating TB. Professor Peng Liyuan first went to the Baishan Community Health Service Center in Changping District, Beijing to participate in the publicity campaign of the community on Tuberculosis Day, visited frontline medical workers and volunteers, and listened to the introduction from Lei Haichao, the Director of the Beijing Municipal Health Commission. She went to the National Institute for Communicable Disease Control and Prevention of Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention to visit the tuberculosis reference laboratory and understand the technical equipment on tuberculosis diagnosis and tuberculosis detection. The theme activities were co-sponsored by the National Health Commission and the Beijing Municipal People's Government, jointly organized by the China Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the China Health Education Center and the Beijing Municipal Health Commission. Lu Yan, Deputy Mayor of Beijing, accompanied the visit and attended the event.