Organizing of World TB Day 2019
On March 24, 2019 BNMT Nepal organized World TB Day 2019 in central and district level conducting various activities with active media engagement in coordination with the government. For promoting TB awareness BNMT distributed T-shirts having the slogan, “Its time to BEAT TB”. At the central level, BNMT supported press conference organized by National Tuberculosis Center (NTC) and placed stall at NTC premises. The stall had display of various work done by BNMT in tuberculosis control that was briefed to the invitees and students visiting the stalls. In IMPACT TB project districts, BNMT supported and participated in events organized by the government and conducted mass rallies; painting competition in schools and colleges; TB awareness wall painting in health facilities using Mithila Art; handover of 10 microscopes in Dhanusha, Mahottari, Makwanpur, Chitwan and Pyuthan; talk program in local FM and presentations programs. On the occasion of the Holi festival, a team of BNMT Nepal marched around the city of Hetauda with their kurtas painted with the text “END TB” which was published in the national weekly Newspaper, Nepali times. An article with title, ‘For Nepal, a game-changer in TB control – The Comstock Method and Gene Xpert can help reduce tuberculosis in South Asia’ was also published in the Newspaper.
News & Events
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