TB patients in Kanbalu Township get free medical treatment

Medical team provide free TB treatments to the patients from villages in Kanbalu Township.  Photo: Aung Nyein Win (Kantbalu)
Medical team provide free TB treatments to the patients from villages in Kanbalu Township. 
Photo: Aung Nyein Win (Kantbalu)

A mobile medical team of Sagaing Region Public Health Department has provided free medical treatments to the TB patients at the Basic Education Middle School of Lakehtu Village in Kanbalu Township in Sagaing Region yesterday.
The medical team comprised of medical superintendent Dr Nay Moe and health officials of 100-bed township hospital, heads of laboratories and doctors went to the villages, and gave educative talks on tuberculosis, informing the symptoms of TB.
The medical team also stressed the importance of receiving medical treatments by the TB patients as it could affect the health, education, business and social of their family members, and encouraged that TB disease doesn’t need to be worried as it is recoverable if medicines are systematically and daily taken.
Afterwards, members of the TB investigation team and officials from Township Public Health Department took x-ray, checked thick mucus, found out diseases and provided treatment.
Village elders, village leader U Khin Maung Win and team, and teachers of education ministry also cooperated on the treatment activities.
TB patients not only from Lakehtu Village but also from Kaingtaw, Inngyin Su, Inngyin Myaing, Tauka Shark and Seik Phoo Myaing villages came and received the free medical treatment.
The medical team will also provide free TB treatments to the patients of Mae Htae, Htangone, Chatgyi and Koe Htaung Bo villages in Kantbalu Township, according to U Aung Min Naing of tuberculosis elimination department.—Aung Nyein Win (Kantbalu) (Translated by Kyaw Zin Tun)

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