M. Karunagaran, District Collector, Coimbatore, inaugurated the new building of TB Ward at Coimbatore Medical College and Hospital at a programme organised to mark World Tuberculosis Day.
Students from various schools and Government nursing college took part in the rally organised by India Development Foundation.
R. Vimala, Dean of Coimbatore Medical College Hospital, M. Sakthivel, Deputy Director of Medical Services (TB) and F. Fredrick, Development Executive of Indian Development Foundation and D. Mano Ranjit Lad, were also present.
The prize winners of essay competitions conducted by Indian Development Foundation were announced at the event.
V. Subramani Raj, Consultant, World Health Organisation, awarded prizes to S. Sajma (first), Kendriya Vidyalaya Sulur, S. Dhanya(second), Shree Sowdeshwari Vidyalaya Matriculation Higher Secondary School, and S. Manikandan (third), Ruby Matriculation Higher Secondary School .