Mon 11 Jun 2012
The World TB Day was observed on 24th March 2012 at Kollam. The programme was hosted by the District TB Centre and Axshya Project associated in the celebration programme. Rally, Seminar, celebrity’s presence, award for achievers and good performance, cultural programmes was the attraction of the programme.
World TB Day Observation was stated with a rally. Nursing students, Asha workers, PHC staffs, NGOs, RNTCP staffs etc were the participants for the rally. The official inauguration was done by DMO of Kollam District. The rally started from District Hospital at 9.30am and ended at District TB Centre, Kollam. 850 participants attended the rally.
The official inauguration was stated at 10.20am. Dr. Krishnaveni, District TB Officer delivered the welcome speech. She invited the chief guests in the dais and on the dais. She explained the background of the programme and welcomed all participants for the programme.
The function was presided by the District Panchayath President. He appreciated the affects taken by the RNTCP staffs for working against TB in the society. The function was inaugurated by Mr. Navas, famous film actress. His speech was very impressive and he explained the social issues related to waste management in the society. After his speech he sang a song and appreciated all officials those involved in the programe. After the inaugural speech the District Collectors was invited to announce the awards for the best performing institution those supported RNTCP in the last year. Axshya project Mother NGO – Quilon Social Service Society was selected for the best NGO in the District for their activities for supporting RNTCP in the District.
Awards was given to the best DOTs provider, best MDR DOTs provider, best PHC, best DMC, best Private DMC etc.
After the award presentation 5 MDR patients were given a momentum by the chief guests. The progrmme was concluded at 1pm
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