UDHAMPUR: In consonance with Army's efforts to educate young minds, the Indian Army organised awareness lecture on the topic “Effects of Tuberculosis and its Prevention” at Saldhar, Kas, Samote & Government Degree College, Bagga. These lectures were aimed at impressing upon the young minds about the disease and its cure.
The lectures elaborately covered that Tuberculosis disease is both preventable and curable. The symptoms of Tuberculosis disease were covered in detail. Also the preventive methods by using protective masks to reduce the spread, good ventilation system, keeping potentially infectious patients separate from other patients and regular screening of health care workers for Tuberculosis were covered. The participants showed interest to know about the preventive methods of the Tuberculosis disease.
The general awareness programme were well received by the local populace and it was heartening to see the enthusiasm and interest shown by the young participants. Locals expressed their gratitude towards Army and requested for more such events in future.