Thursday, March 3, 2011

Yes, we all can stop TB

Indian Development Foundation launched the multi-lingual World TB Awareness poster for World TB Day which falls on 24th March.

Wg. Cdr. S. Balasubramaniam IAF (Retd) and Social Ambassador of IDF had the pleasure of putting the first TB Awareness posters in IDF office, Mumbai on 1st March 2010. IDF is planning for a month-long massive awareness campaign throughout the country. The multi-lingual TB poster specially designed, gives vital information on the disease. The posters will be distributed to various schools/ colleges/ institutions/ public offices across India, Wg. Cdr. Balasubramaniam said.

Dr. A.R.K. Pillai and Dr. Narayan B.Iyer expressed special thanks to India's No.1 Women's Boxing Champion Mary Kom and Tennis legend Leander Paes for supporting the TB Cause in humanitarian interest. We are indeed grateful to the great icons for coming forward to support TB cause, said Dr.Iyer.
Issuing a message for IDF's TB awareness campaign, the icons appreciated the wonderful work of the Foundation in humanitarian interest.
Institutions/ Individuals desirous of getting FREE TB posters for awareness purpose may contact IDF -

TB is curable. Let's knock-out TB
....Mary Kom

TB is curable. Let's smash it out with DOTS
...Leander Paes

1 comment:

Santhanthony said...

It is heartening to note that the new TB Awareness Posters, with Mary Kom and Leander Paes has been released by IDF today through the hands of IDF Ambassador Wg. Cdr. S. Balasubramanian. I am sure TB awareness will reach to millions through this wonderful initiative. Good wishes! - S. Franklin