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Free tuberculosis health camp held at eight wards of KMC

Khabarhub

September 23, 2022

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Free tuberculosis health camp held at eight wards of KMC

Kathmandu Metropolitan City Office. (File photo)

KATHMANDU: Tuberculosis test was conducted free of cost at eight wards of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC).

Japan Anti-Tuberculosis Association with the collaboration of Japan-Nepal Health and Tuberculosis Research Organization and the KMC ward offices organized a two-day free tuberculosis health camp.

The free tuberculosis health camp was held at KMC ward nos 6, 7, 10, 15, 16, 18, 26 and 32.

Program Coordinator of Japan Anti-Tuberculosis Association, DN Sharma, shared that free tuberculosis health camp was organized targeting the wards having dense population.

According to the Association, free tuberculosis camp would be organized in all wards of KMC in coming days.

Sharma added that building a tuberculosis-free society after carrying out treatment of tuberculosis patients by identifying them is the main objective of the Association.

Similarly, Japan-Nepal Health and Tuberculosis Research Organization is working in tuberculosis sector in 11 districts of the country—Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, Lalitpur, Kavrepalanchok, Dhading, Chitwan, Makawanpur, Kaski, Tanahu, Syangja and Nawalpur.

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