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A meeting of District Tuberculosis Prevention Committee and District Tuberculosis cum Illness Committee was held under the chairmanship of Additional Deputy Commissioner Shimla Kiran Bhadana. He said that after the corona epidemic, there has been an increase in tuberculosis patients. If a person sees symptoms like tuberculosis after Kovid positive, then he must get his tuberculosis tested, so that he can be treated in time.
He directed the officials of the Health Department to share the video made to make people aware about tuberculosis so that people could be made aware about tuberculosis till the block level of the district. In this context, he directed to set targets in the district so that this campaign could be made more effective. He directed to take necessary steps for prevention of tuberculosis in other hospitals of the district so that the people there could be tested and treated there.
He said that TB Arogya Saathi app has been created for the prevention of tuberculosis, through which citizens can get information related to tuberculosis, while TB patients registered under NIKShya can get more information in this regard after login. He said that under the Chief Minister’s Tuberculosis Prevention Scheme, an amount of Rs 2 lakh 62000 has been spent in the district from January to July, while Rs 17 lakh 16000 has been distributed to all tuberculosis patients at the rate of Rs 500 per month from January to July. has been done.