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Poor Deserve Access to TB Treatment, Says World Bank President

July 2, 2013

Returning to Carabayllo, Peru, where he treated drug resistant tuberculosis 15 years ago, World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim says the small community taught him valuable lessons about fighting poverty. He visited a community center where he once worked and was greeted by officials, former patients and dancers. President Kim is visiting Peru, Chile, and Bolivia on his trip to South America.