March 24, 2018 – CDF through its TB Program marked the International Tuberculosis day, at the Center of Medicinal Family in Ferizaj, with the motto of Think about our future! – Together for a Kosovo without TB!
Main figures, that attended the event, were: Vice Minister of Health, Mr.Avdullahu; Municipality Director for Health and Social Welfare, Mr. Aliu; Executive Director of CDF, Ms. Mahmuti and the representative of the WHO Office Dr. Zhuri. Also present were partner representatives of National Program for Containment of Tuberculosis from MOH, CDF, KEA, ASPUKOS and medical workers from around Kosovo. The attendees held speeches for the achievements and challenges for prevention and treatment of Tuberculosis in Kosovo.
Executive Director of CDF, Ms. Nermin Mahmuti, said that CDF is committed in the health sector from 2011 as the main recipient of Global Fund for the programs of HIV and TB. She thanked all the partners involved, adding that TB Program is of special importance, because it is a program that saves live and protects the health and quality of live for the tuberculosis patients, as well as their families and society in general. Furthermore, Ms. Mahmuti is proud that CDF has been, is and will be a part of a program of such importance for the patients and the people of Kosovo.