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World TB Day 24 March 2019, Free Screening Free Diagnosis Free Treatment

World TB Day 24 March 2019, Free Screening Free Diagnosis Free Treatment

World TB Day 24 March 2019, Free Screening Free Diagnosis Free Treatment

Cough for more than© weeks, Blood stained sputum, low grade fever, weight loss, loss of appetite and fatigue could be signs of TB

WORLD TB DAY

Free Screening / Free Diagnosis / Free Treatment

• Free Screening of over 800.000 persons for TB. annually

• Free diagnosis and treatment to more than 200,000 patients every year

• An active network of 644 TB centres and Laboratories across Punjab

• Diagnosing and treating around 1500 Drug Resistant TB patients every year

• Expanding Gene X-pert testing sites from 120 to 170 all over Punjab

• Engaging private sector through more than 3000 GPs and 160 private hospitals

• Reaching the untapped population in Old homes, orphanages, mental health institutions and far flung areas through chest camps.

• Spreading awareness messages in communities to involve every walk of life.

• Operational researches for an ongoing process of improvement

• Screening TB patients for comorbidities

• Keeping abreast with International Guidelines and Sustainable Development Goals

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