Awareness key to eliminate TB: DC

ZIRO, Aug 08: Lower Subansiri DC CHukhu Takar, chairing cum-District Tuberculosis Forum (DTBF) meeting as its chairperson on Thursday,  said that awareness on the diseases and inculcating hygienic living can help eliminate the disease.

Exhorting all to support and guide TB patients, he said that alienating them is no solution to eliminate the disease.  Rather proper counselling and timely medication will accelerate elimination of the disease from the state.”

Highlighting TB scenario of the district, district tuberculosis officer-cum-DTBF member-secretary Dr. Hage Nibo stressed on vital role and responsibilities of DTBF members. DMO Dr. Tage Kanno also spoke.

Cured TB patients later shared their stories and assured to motivate other patients. (DIPRO)

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