STbCU participated in USAID Field Day in Simferopol

To deliver TB awareness messages on the level of individual communications, STbCU organized TB awareness campaign “Shared Breath” in Simferopol, within the USAID Filed day, June 01, 2013.

Over 300 Simferopol citizens joined the campaign: 278 people were individually consultated by TB-doctors, representing partnering TB dispensary in the AR Crimea, and took part in the lottery game called “My Lung Health”; 78 people shared their statements on TB, and their portrait photos (on-line gallery is available here:; children had the opportunity to win a prize participating in the “Life is brighter without TB” picture contest.

The STbCU tent was visited by Jed Barton, USAID Mission Director, and Victor Ageev, Simferopol City Mayor. Project representatives and physicians of the Republican TB Dispensary briefed the USAID Mission Director and the Mayor on TB situation in the region and common efforts on TB control.