The Federal Government has reassured on the free treatment of tuberculosis, otherwise known as TB in the country, The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, gave the assurance in his address to commemorate the 2016 Worlds Day in Abuja recently, He also said that TB is curable while diagnosis and TB drugs are available free in all treatment centers for the disease in the country.He advised that persistent cough for two or more weeks could be TB, urging anyone having it to contact a health facility promptly.

Speaking at the event, wife of the president, who was represented by the wife of the Governor of Cross River State, Dr. Linda Ayade, lauded the Federal Government through the Federal Ministry of Health for its efforts toward elimination of TB in Nigeria.

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