We need people – people like those in TB Alert, who are focused and ambitious and care for people at grass roots in the UK, India and Africa. Dr Lucica Ditiu, Executive Secretary of the Stop TB Partnership
Migrants who want to enter the UK for more than six months, from the 67 listed countries, have to be screened before they are granted a visa for the UK.
Immigration Minister Mark Harper said:
It’s essential that we take action to tackle the rise of tuberculosis cases in the UK. Pre-entry screening, followed by treatment where necessary, will help to prevent the risk of TB in the UK and will also save lives.
Find out more on the UK Border Agency website