24th Jun 2022 11:06:PM State
Eastern Sentinel Arunachal News

Ziro, Jun 24: The District TB Forum cum District TB Co-morbidity Committee meeting was held on Thursday at Ziro. 
Chairing the meeting Deputy Commissioner Lower Subansiri, Bamin Nime advocated for utilizing public functions  like Dree Festival, etc as platform for carrying out awareness activities.
Dr.Tage Kanno, DMO cum Vice Chairman, emphasized on need for creating awareness  on the availability of latest TB diagnostic tools like CBNAAT and TrueNat and the availability of  highest quality TB drugs free of cost to the public.
Dr. Hage Nibo, District Tuberculosis Officer presented a powerpoint on the TB scenario in the district.  He showed concern over the drop of TB case notification post Covid-19 Pandemic and emphasized on the need to work towards increasing TB notification urgently.
Two TB Champions shared their success story and apprised the receipt of Poshan Yojna  incentives and decentralization of DOTS at doorstep.
A parent of  a TB patient appreciated the cordial behavior and monitoring of patient by NTEP personnel  while sharing her experience during treatment of her ward.

Kenter Joya Riba

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