Door-to-Door Survey to Identify Tuberculosis Patients – Door-to-Door Survey to Identify Tuberculosis Patients

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Door-to-door interviews are conducted to identify tuberculosis (TB) patients. Those who identify the patient are given a thousand rupee incentive. The aim is to make the country tuberculosis free by 2025. In this order, new arrangements have been made to increase community participation. 500 rupees are given for the time being on the information.
500 more are given after successful treatment of a TB patient. In this way, the informants are given a total of one thousand rupees. The District Tuberculosis Officer Dr. Anupam Bhaskar announced that a special campaign to find TB patients has been launched from July 12th. Tuberculosis patients will be screened during the Special Communicable Disease Control Campaign from July 1 to July 31 and the Dastak Campaign from July 12 to July 25. ASHA and Anganwadi employees carry out door-to-door controls. District program coordinator Satyendra Kumar said potential patients will be tested for TB and free treatment will be given upon confirmation. As part of the nutrition program, patients are paid five hundred rupees per month in the bank account for nutritious food.
Symptoms
– cough for two weeks or more
– Cough with sputum and sometimes blood in the sputum
– Chest pain, mild fever in the evening, weight loss and loss of appetite

Door-to-door interviews are conducted to identify tuberculosis (TB) patients. Those who identify the patient are given a thousand rupee incentive. The aim is to make the country tuberculosis free by 2025. In this order, new arrangements have been made to increase community participation. 500 rupees are given for the time being on the information.

500 more are given after successful treatment of a TB patient. In this way, the informants are given a total of one thousand rupees. The District Tuberculosis Officer Dr. Anupam Bhaskar announced that a special campaign to find TB patients has been launched from July 12th. Tuberculosis patients will be screened during the Special Communicable Disease Control Campaign from July 1 to July 31 and the Dastak Campaign from July 12 to July 25. ASHA and Anganwadi employees carry out door-to-door controls. District program coordinator Satyendra Kumar said potential patients will be tested for TB and free treatment will be given upon confirmation. As part of the nutrition program, patients are paid five hundred rupees per month in the bank account for nutritious food.

Symptoms

– cough for two weeks or more

– Cough with sputum and sometimes blood in the sputum

– Chest pain, mild fever in the evening, weight loss and loss of appetite

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( News Source – Amar Ujala )

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