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A Programme on Active Case finding in Slums :

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Hon'ble MMIC (Health) Atin Ghosh inaugurated a Programme on Active Case Finding in Slums and under privileged section of society & treatment thereafter under Revised National TB Control programme on Jan.16,2017 at 160, Arabinda Sarani, Kolkata -700 006 (Urban Primary Health Centre , Ward -11) .

It may be mentioned that (Lung) Tuberculosis has been a serious Communicable Public Health issue and threat of Multi Drug Resistant Tuberculosis has been looming large on us. Tuberculosis being a disease of chronic nature , detection of the disease sometimes gets late due to various reasons during which the disease which the disease tends to spread in the community .

KMC officials and other dignitaries were present on the occasion.