Saturday, March 23, 2013

World TB Day 2013 - Massive TB Awareness Rally at Marina Beach, Chennai

Indian Development Foundation (IDF) in collaboration with Gremaltes Hospital organised a massive TB Awareness Rally at Marina Beach, Chennai on the eve of World TB Day. Mr. E Mariappan, IIS, Director (News) Doordarshan Chennai, flagged off the rally from the Light House. A good number of volunteers and students took part in the rally to spread awareness.

Mr. S Sreeram and Mr.K Satyamurthy from IDF, Mr. Pius Kalathil from Gremaltes Hospital, IDF Social Ambassadors Mr. Anil Kumar, Mrs. Kamakshi Siva, Mrs. R. Rajammal, Mrs. Padma and Ms. Shiloh Jessie Francisca spoke at the event and stressed on greater awareness and public participation.

Scouts and guides from Kendriya Vidyalaya 2, Madambakkam and students from CSI School of Nursing also participated in the rally. Doctors, paramedical workers, volunteers from STRIPES NGO and morning walkers took active part in the rally, which concluded at the Labour Statue.
Indian Overseas Bank joined hands with IDF for the national programme

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