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Cadila Pharmaceuticals observes World TB Day

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Multi-city patient awareness programmes, free diagnosis, cyclothon, radio and film activities were conducted to raise awareness on the killer disease

Cadila Pharmaceuticals organised various activities across the country to raise awareness about tuberculosis on World TB Day (March 24). The campaign engaged medical professionals, patients and public at large through cyclothon, check up camps, in-clinic activities, radio and film activity across the country. The awareness campaign aimed to highlight the importance of early diagnosis, regular dosage, completion of treatment and patient compliance to help control the disease.

As part of the campaign, a cyclothon was arranged in association with Sabarmati Medical Association, Ahmedabad. Over 150 doctors of Sabarmati Medical Association participated in the cycle rally. The rally began from Sabarmati and culminated at Gurukul where an interaction was done with children of the Gurukul on TB awareness.

In addition, patient awareness programmes and health camps, awareness programmes for nursing staff are also planned on March 25 in various parts of the country. One such awareness camp is being done at the Primary Health Centre at Kashindra, Ahmedabad. Both these activities were conducted under the company’s CSR umbrella and partnered by KaKa-Ba Hospital. Besides, Cadila Pharmaceuticals organised awareness talks on FM radio in 33 cities by eminent doctors, besides in-clinic activities at 125 chest physicians across the country showcasing the TB awareness film.

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