Sunday, July 25, 2010

Chamarajpet to StopTB

Karnataka State Tuberculosis Association and Indian Development joined hands toorganize a TB awareness program at Chamrajpet Education Society’s Girls HighSchool, Bangalore.

Dr. T. Prabhu, Hon. Treasurer, KSTBA & Ex-Principal of Bangalore MedicalCollege, was the Chief Guest for the function. Distributing certificates forall those students who had participated in the World TB Day 2010 EssayContest, he said student can play a vital role in controlling the killer disease andcalled for their involvement and support in spreading awareness to the public.

Dr. Shashidhar Buggi said DOTS was quite effective in treating TB, sharing hisexperience as the Director of SDS TRC & Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Chest Diseases.Dr. S. Subramanyam. EX-President, Family Physician Association, Bangaloretalked on scientific information on Tuberculosis, stressing the need for complete andregular treatment. Dr. S. Franklin, Manager Southern Region, Indian DevelopmentFoundation, spoke on Students’ Role in TB Control.

Mrs. Kanagavalli, Head Mistress, The Chamarajpet Education Society’s GirlsHigh School, Bangalore said that her school was resolved to join hands withthe government and non-government organizations towards the control of TB.

The students were also enlightened about HIV-AIDS, Tuberculosis and Leprosythrough film shows. Ms. Nagarathna, Teacher welcomed. Mrs. Kanagavalli, the Headmistress, proposed vote of thanks. Mr. Ravindra Shenoy from Karnataka StateTB Association had made all the arrangements for the program in a fitting manner.

The Schoolteam activitely participated in the TB awareness campaign and resolved to fight against TB.

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