Government makes Tuberculosis treatment free

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JAMALPUR, Dec 6, 2018 (BSS)- Deputy Civil Surgeon Dr Mustakim Al today said
the government has made Tuberculosis treatment free in all government
hospitals.

He said if anyone feels some syndromes like mild fever for long time,
weight loss, reluctance to eat, weakness, cough for two weeks can avail free
test in government hospitals. After test in case of diagnosing tuberculosis
he or she will get free treatment, he added.

The Deputy Civil Surgeon said while exchanging views with local
journalists at a hotel in the district town.

Tuberculosis is a curable disease, he said, adding that affected people could take
medicine regularly for a certain period.

National Anti Tuberculosis Association of Bangladesh (NATAB) of the
district unit arranged the meeting.

Among others Chest Disease Specialist Dr Ahmad Ali Akandh and Secretary of
Jamalpur press club Dulal Hossain, among others, spoke on the occasion.

 

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