Awareness on TB-HIV-Tobbaco Held in Kokrajhar

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KOKRAJHAR, JAN 5: An awareness camp  on TB-HIV-Tobbaco was organised at District Jail on Tuesday in Kokrajhar to create awareness and eradication of the TB-HIV-Tobbaco among the jail inmates.

The camp was organised by District TB control society, Kokrajhar in association with District Jail authority Kokrajhar.

In the camp, 353 jail inmates were attended and  among them 58 inmates were tested for TB and HIV.

In the camp, district TB control ofgicer, Dr. Kaushik Das  has explained the symptoms of TB & ill effects of Tobacco use & advised to keep away from all forms of Tobacco use.

Counselor of ICTC Kokrajhar Pritikona Talukdar explained the symptoms of HIV & routes of transmission of dreaded disease & advised for having safe sex practice.

Superintendent of district jail, Kokrajhar, T.C Kalita, district jailor Bapan Chakrabarty were prominent attendees in the camp.

Kalita has extended thanks & urged he inmates to aware of these diseases.

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