||Anti-tuberculosis shibirs (TB camps) where work becomes
||INDIAN J TB 1972, 19, 68-72.
Eighteen TB camps were conducted in Bombay between
January 1969 and April 1971 to provide diagnosis and treatment facilities
to rural areas. The total number of persons examined were 7,351,
the number of persons screened 2,782, the number of radiological
cases of pulmonary TB seen 562, the number of sputum positive, 152
and the number of BCG vaccinations done, 23,308. It was concluded
that TB camps played a substantial role in the Anti-TB measures,
especially, in rural areas and, other developing nations could organize
such TB camps.
|KEYWORDS: SOCIAL WELFARE; SOCIAL RELIEF, INDIA.