BISHKEK. A three-day international conference devoted to fighting tuberculosis today started in the capital city Bishkek. It is organized by the USAID and Kyrgyz health Ministry with the participation of the Hope project. Representatives of 13 countries are attending it. 128 out of every 100,000 residents of Kyrgyzstan suffer from tuberculosis.
Compiled and translated by Tyntchtykbek Tchoroev and edited by Bruce Pannier and Charles Carlson in Prague