Ahead of the World TB Day to be observed on March 24, a week-long campaign to counter the prevalence of TB has been launched in Erode district.

The campaign, launched on Saturday, is being planned to enhance the level of awareness among people on the disease and popularise its treatment methods. As part of it, seminars, rallies, camps and various other forms of awareness programmes will be conducted across the district.

School and college students, members of self-help groups and volunteers from non-governmental organisations will be roped in for the awareness programmes.

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