Painting competition marks TB Day at Phek

Painting competition marks TB Day at Phek
Dr. Ruokuo speaking at the World TB Day programme held at Dzulhami PHC on March 24.

 

Phek, March 24 (MExN): Revised National Tuberculosis Program (RNTCP), Phek District has observed World TB Day on March 24 at Dzulhami PHC under the theme ‘Wanted: Leaders for a TB Free World.’ Speaking at the programme, Dr. Ruokuohelie Rutsa District Tuberculosis Officer (DTO), Phek spoke on the importance of community participation in elimination of TB by 2025. Other highlights included painting competition by students and prizes were awarded to the best top ten with best key messages on TB. The programme which was attended by more than 100 participants was chaired by Vasapra Vasa VDB Secy Dzulha and invocation was pronounced by Rev. Vekuso Swuro Pastor Dzulha Baptist Church. While welcome address was delivered by Belhunyi Nyekha VCC Dzulha and vote of thanks was given by Dr. Kevisevolie Sekhose.