KERALA

World Stop TB Day observed

PATHANAMTHITTA, MARCH 24. The District Tuberculosis Control Society here observed World Stop TB Day in various hospitals in the district today.

The District Panchayat President, K.K. Royson, inaugurated the district-level function at the District TB Centre at Kozhencherry.

The District Medical Officer, N. Damodaran, presided over the inaugural meeting. The District TB Officer, Kurien Oommen; the hospital superintendent, C.C. Babu; and the society member O.G. Koshy spoke.

An interaction with people cured of tuberculosis was held as part of the celebrations, Dr. Kurien said.

He said a seminar on TB control was held at the Adichippuzha tribal settlement near Ranni.

A function was also held in the taluk hospital in Thiruvalla.

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