Marie-Louise Kabongo appointed focal point of the anti-tuberculosis and anti-leprosy league at Kongo Central

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Matadi, August 7th, 2021 (CPA).- The National League for Tuberculosis and Leprosy of Congo (LNAC) has appointed Marie-Louise Kabongo as its focal point at Kongo Central, she said in an interview Thursday with the ‘CPA. Ms. Marie-Louise Kabongo, who said she signed a permanent contract to represent this structure in the provinces as a focal point, will have the entire Kongo Central area of ​​action. She announced the preparations for her first advocacy activity, citing the need for fundraising for housing multi-drug resistant tuberculosis patients. Tuberculosis patients are housed in poor conditions and are concerned about changing their situation, she said, before stressing that the league collaborates with the National Tuberculosis Control Program (PNLT). The DRC is the second. country affected by tuberculosis in Africa and the ninth in the world, concluded Ms. Kabongo. ACP/