Jean-Marie Kayembe

Professor Jean-Marie Ntumba Kayembe, MD, PhD Professor of Pneumology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kinshasa/ D R Congo Editor of Annales Africaines de Médecine Coordinator of SACIDS (Southern African Centre for infectious Disease Surveillance) Member of European Respiratory Society; Société de Pneumologie de Langue Française (SPLF); SAPLF (Société Africaine de Pneumologie de Langue Française); Pan African Thoracic Society (PATS) Member of ERS (European Respiratory Society) Honorary Deputy Dean/ Faculty of Medicine / Unikin Chief of The Departement of Lung Diseases/ University Hospital of Kinshasa

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Tuberculosis is an ancient disease with a high incidence and mortality rate, unequally distributed worldwide. Epidemiological indicators, but also risk factors, play a key role in the natural history of the disease and need to be regulary addressed. Low and middle income countries are not prepared for appropriate response and are also the most affected. The incidence of this extrapulmonary disease is far from being clearly established. Epidemiological studies in different geographical areas will help in this field.

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