The well being officers distributed diet kits to 40 sufferers on the major well being centre (PHC) at P. Kothakota village in Puthalapattu mandal, 25 km from the district headquarters of Chittoor, on January 13 (Friday), as part of the Pradhan Mantri TB Mukt Bharat Abhiyaan.
District Medical and Health Officer (DM&HO) G. Praksam and District TB Control Officer P. Ravi Raju, who launched the programme, stated that diet kits can be distributed throughout the district in phases. All the 1,565 sufferers recognized below the Nishchaya Poshan Abhiyan can be coated below the scheme.
“In response to the Collector’s name for donations for the TB eradication programme, some individuals are supporting the scheme. We are in contact with some NRI donors. People ought to voluntarily come ahead to get themselves examined for TB. Early detection would assist them to get cured. The diet kits and dietary supplements play a key position in sustaining the well being of the sufferers,” stated Dr. Ravi Raju.