Orientation Session on TB for CGPL, Tata Power Team
CGPL Tata Power recently joined the Corporate TB Pledge as a gold member of Corporate TB Pledge. As thier commitment to support the National Program to eliminate TB by 2025, they intend to integrate TB awareness and screening activities into existing CSR initiatives. The Union, in association with FOKIA, organized a virtual orientation session on TB for their outreach team on 5th August 2021. The objective of the session was to provide orientation to the field team on basics of TB for generating awareness and undertaking TB screening in the community. The orientation session was attended by 38 participants.
Key topics covered during the training were:
(1) Basics of TB: TB, types of TB, TB symptoms, diagnosis and treatment
(2) TB screening: Symptomatic screening based on classical symptoms of TB
(3) Sputum collection and transportation
(4) Patient support
(5) Government schemes
The session also involved discussion on the implementation aspect of the proposed community awareness and screening initiative.
As next steps CGPL Tata Power field team will integrate and initiate TB awareness and screening in the communities. The team will also provide need-based support to patients in treatment adherence.
Orientation Session on TB for CGPL Tata Power Team
- Organized by:
- CGPL Tata Power