Ujjain: The Collaboration for Elimination TB from India (CETI) and Rotary Club will launch a special campaign in the Mahakal City to get it free from the ‘high risk’ and ‘highly infectious’ tuberculosis (TB) disease.“We will organise awareness camps in schools, stage streets plays and host camps in the slums for the success of our project,” MGM Medical College Indore’s professor Salil Bharaga said here on Wednesday. He informed that a helpline 8989028282 has been activated to take proper care of the TB patients. Addressing a press conference at Press Club, Dr Bhargava shed light on the causes which help spreading of the TB disease, about its cure. He informed that they have been working on a targe of no death by TB by 2020 and besides the Rotary Club, district TB department is also extending support for this objective. In Ujjain district, about 3500 new cases of TB patients comes at the government and private hospitals. According to Dr Bhargava, treatment of TB patients is free and they are also provided medicines without any cost.
Details of TB patient are also sent to the concerned authorities. Rotary Club Holy City president Varun Shrimal was among those present on the occasion.