CRS en el Mundo: Preventing Tuberculosis

October 3, 2013 by

CRS en el Mundo is a podcast in Spanish. For more resources in Spanish, visit www.crsespanol.org.

Dordzi Kpormorne holds her 10-day-old son, Morris, after he received a tuberculosis vaccination in Ghana. CRS works to strengthen vaccination systems in 14 countries. Photo by Laura Elizabeth Pohl for CRS

Dordzi Kpormorne holds her 10-day-old son, Morris, after he received a tuberculosis vaccination in Ghana. CRS works to strengthen vaccination systems in 14 countries. / Dordzi Kpormorne sostiene a su hijo Morris, de 10 días de nacido, luego de recibir su vacuna contra la tuberculosis en Ghana. CRS apoya el fortalecimiento de sistemas de vacunación en 14 países. Foto por Laura Elizabeth Pohl para CRS

Though tuberculosis is still prevalent in poor areas of the world, people do not have to die because of it. CRS works with vulnerable populations, helping them to identify the symptoms and provide medical support and preventive care.

A pesar de que la tuberculosis todavía es prevalente en áreas muy pobres del mundo, las personas no tienen que morir debido a esa enfermedad. CRS trabaja con poblaciones vulnerables para ayudarles a identificar los síntomas, proveyendo tratamiento médico y cuidado preventivo.

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