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Reference : V-F-CR-F-02856
Date : 03/2020
Country/Region : PHILIPPINES
Title : Philippines, Laguna : responding to tuberculosis in jails
Duration : 00:03:53
Director : GENITA, Samuel Jr
Cameraman : unknown
Editor : unknown
Person appearing :
EUSTAQUIO, Ramon Paolo (field officer, ICRC)
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : ICRC
Production company : ICRC
ICRC producer :
GENITA, Samuel Jr
Description : COVID-19 may have the world's attention but this World Tuberculosis Day, let's also think of those who are suffering from this disease that has afflicted humanity for centuries. Among them are detainees, who often have limited access to health care and live in congested facilities which increases their vulnerability to this disease. Prisoners deserve the same standards of healthcare as are available to the community, and access to health services without discrimination.
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has been supporting the authorities to address the consequences of jail congestion and advocating for detainees' access to quality healthcare.
Each day, over 4,000 people lose their live to TB globally and close to 30,000 people fall ill with this preventable and curable disease, according to the World Health Organization. It's time to stengthen the implementation of government policies, step up prevention and teratment, to invest in health care workers, and to translate commitments into action to end TB,
Original language : English
Other language : International soundtrack
English title : Philippines, Laguna : responding to tuberculosis in jails
Colour/B&W : colour
Resolution : 1920 x 1080
Aspect ratio : 16/9
Original material/format : H264
Best material/format available : ProRes 422