Estimated Number of People Needing Antiretroviral Therapy 2006
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Berjangkit No.1
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  IUATLD International
  WHO: Global TB
  American Lung Association
  Centers for Disease Control

Robert Koch proved with certainty that the dreaded disease, tuberculosis, was caused by specific bacteria. How did he do it? Play the game and find out! Click on the drawing to play the game!

Read more about Robert Koch and TB
This educational game is online at The Nobel Foundation website.
  The killer that wouldn't die
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  A literary death
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  What You Should Know About TB
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  Tibi - Penyakit Berjangkit No.1
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  Quick TB Facts
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  TB Through The Years
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  Tuberculosis in Malaya - the early days (1945 - 1957)  

At the end of the 2nd World War, when the British returned to Malaya, tuberculosis ranked as the biggest single killer, and the cause of the most suffering in our country.

For the next 15 years tuberculosis continued to be the biggest health problem in Malaya.

By the year 1957 conservative estimates put the prevalence of infection amongst children at 25% at the age of 5 years, 50% at the age of 10 years, and 75% at the age of 15 year.

Tuberculosis is usually a disease of townsfolk or urban communities, but in Malaya the rural areas were affected almost as seriously as the towns. read more