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Event Name : World Tuberculosis Day By NSS-SNUC, YRC & NSO

Date: : March 28th, 2022 
Time : 1.40-3.30pm
Venue : Mini-Auditorium, SSN, Kalavakkam (Offline).

The theme of World Tuberculosis Day, 2022 was‘Invest to End Tuberculosis. Save Lives’.  Dr. Sachin Gaurishankar Sarate, Full time Doctor, SSN Trust and Assistant Professor, Department of Bi-medical Engineeing was the speaker of the day.  The Volunteers were made aware about the urgent need to ramp up the fight against TB and achieve the commitments to end TB. They felt that thiswas especially critical in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic that has put “End TB” progress at risk. He said that the COVID-19 pandemic has reversed years of progress made in the fight to end TB and that incomplete treatment of Tuberculosis was creating emergence of superbugs which were resistant to antibiotics. He provided the volunteers insight into how the disease was spread and how it affected the human body. Heplayed an interactive video to spread awareness on various aspects of the disease. He discussedthe prevention of Tuberculosis and AIDS. He also spoke about female wellness. He stressed upon theimportance of patience to preventsorrow The Volunteers, armed with the knowledge of TB and ways to prevent it,pledged to upkeep their wellness and the wellness of people around them.