GKS & Special Meeting on TB Under G6 Akshaya

Even after decades of freedom, India is struggling to provide basic health services to its people. According to government sources, in India 1 person dies every 2 minutes due to TB. And annually, about 5 lakh people die due to preventable disease. One TB affected person spread Micobacterium Tuberculosis to 10-15 persons annually.

The situation calls for timely care and diagnosis which can reduce the incidence of morbidity and mortality. DAWN trust has implementing GKS meetings to general public, SHG,VHWSC, Students and teacher in Perambalur District under Axshya G9 TB project through CHAI. Special programs like Rally and Exhibition organized in order to create awareness. Curative, Preventive and referral services, Identification of default members, referral service, provides knowledge about DOTS provisions, care and support for affected person are the aim of the program. Awareness created on 1. Signs and symptom(Continuous cough more than 2 weeks,Evening fever, Loss of appetite, Weight loss, Chest pain, Sputum with blood). 2. Preventive measures, DO’s and Don’ts. 3. Methods of Test. 4. Directly observed Treatment short course (DOTS) service.5. About RNTCP

Impact of the program

      Created the awareness about tuberculosis.
      Created the awareness about mode of Transmission.
      Taught about availability of tuberculosis test
      Educated about availability of tuberculosis drugs.

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