CBCI-CARD RNTCP Project, Rajasthan World TB Day 24th March 2011 -Report on Activities in Rajasthan A number of activities were organized/ Activities in Kota facilitated in the month of March 2011 on the occasion of the World TB Day (24th 3) STPC Rajasthan and CHFs in Kota & March) under the CBCI CARD RNTCP participated in the WTB day function Project, in collaboration with the State organized by DTC Kota. Programme Committee (TB), Rajasthan & District Health Societies, Jaipur, Kota, Udaipur & Ajmer. Following is the district-wise report on these activities.Activities in Ajmer1) On 23rd March RCDSS, Ajmer & Asha Niketan, Kana-kheri, in collaboration with DTC Ajmer organized a workshop to sensitise associated PLWAs and NGOs regarding the threat & management of TB-HIV co- infection 4) Sr Suneela of Abdul Waheed Hospital & Sr Leena of Holy family hospital were felicitated for their contribution to RNTCP2) On the morning of 24th March, the community health department at St. Francis Hospital organized a gathering of about 100 people & disseminated information about spread control, prevention and treatment of tuberculosis The detail about the DMC and DOTS program were explained to them This 5) A sensitization session was organized on was followed by a short discussion and interaction with the participants to clear their TB-HIV co-infection for CHFs and for doubts IEC material was displayed for their PLWAs associated with Jeevandhara perusal. CCC-a CHF.
6) Dr Neerja Arora also faciltated and made 9) In the evening of 24th March, another rally a presentation during the CME organised of women & children was flagged off by for Medical Officers by DTO Kota Dr Dinesh Kothari, DTO-Udaipur & Fr Remigius. The rallyists carried banners & Activities in Udaipur placards to create awareness and traversed the areas of Azad Nagar, Rampura, 80 feet Several activities were done on in Udaipur road etc under the leadership of Sr Kirti, of the Kiran Domestic Workers’ Welfare Trust. State-level felicitation of CHFs at Jaipur7) On 23rd March a Sensitisation Session was 10) Sr Vineeta of Asha Niketan Kanakheri, a held for the staff & students of V S hospice for PLWA and Sr Chitra of Shiksha Bhawan, followed by Essay Mother Teresa Ashram were felicitated writing & Painting competitions. during the State-level function organised in the presence of Dr Rajkumar- Minister for Health (State), Principal Health Secretary Mr B L Sharma, Dr N K Jain, Cahairperson STF, Rajasthan, Dr K N Gupta, STO Rajasthan and other dignitaries.8) On the morning of 24th March, a rally of about 80 NCC students of St Paul’s School was flagged off by the principal, Fr Remigius. The rally covered the areas of Bhopalpura, Court Choraha, Delhi Gate etc to reach TB clinic at Hathipol, where the participants joined the District Sr Vineeta of Asha Niketan level function organized by DTC Udaipur. The winners of the School Competition were also facilitated there. Sr Adelaine of Mother Teresa, accepting the felicitation on behalf of Sr Chitra