World TB Day by Mannarghat GP

Port Blair
27 Mar 2018

World TB Day was observed by Gram Panchayat Mannarghat in the Community Hall, Malapuram last Saturday in association with PHC Wimberlygunj. Mr. O. Bashir, Pradhan Gram Panchayat Mannarghat was the chief guest. The staff of PHC, Wimberlygunj, ANMs, PRIs members and local villagers attended the programme. Dr. Lestin (MO, PHC, Wimberlygunj) said TB is curable and there is a need to tackle co-infection while social stigma pertaining to TB infected person need to be addressed properly. Mr. Mohd. Ashraf (Health Educator, PHC, Wimberlygunj) highlighted the cause, preventive measures and availability of advanced treatment of TB. Mr. Bashir expressed his sincere thanks to all responsible for organising such a programme for awareness of the villagers.