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Tuberculosis Control Programme

Rural India Self Development Trust (RISDT) participated in National Tuberculosis Control Programme in East Godavari district. by implementing the programme in accordance of Government guidelines in 1,80,000 population with 136 villages and 3 towns in an examplory way. In recognition to the efforts made and experience gained in the programme, Government of India through state Govt. has sanctioned Tuberculosis Treatment Unit (TB-TU) under Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme (RNTCP) to RISDT. TB-TU covers 5,00,000 population with 10 Primary Health Centres and one Referral Hospital (RISDT).

RISDT as a partner in German Leprosy Relief Association (GLRA) had established Technical Support Team (TST) covering Srikakulam & East Godavari districts to provide Technical Support, regular monitoring & guidance to the ongoing programmes.

Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme (RNTCP)

As per the norms of Govt. it is staffed with 1 Medical Officer, 1 STS, 1 STLS and 4 Lab. Technicians (MCs). On every Monday at Referral Hospital, Kathipudi and on every Wednesday at Area Hospital, Tuni TB specialist services are being made available including ‘X’ ray facility to the patients... Read more >>>