On 10th September 2021, Medanta Medicity, a valued Diamond tier Corporate TB Pledge Member, launched a mobile TB camp in Panchakula District as part of its “Mission TB Free Haryana’ initiative. The camp was inaugurated by Dr Veena Singh, Director General Health Services (DGHS) Haryana state. Representatives from State TB Cell Haryana were also present at the event.
The camp being operated out of Medical Mobile Van which aims to cover 20 Public Health Centers, Community Health Centers and slums in Panchkula District. The camps will run from 8th September to 4th October 2021. The initiative aims at increased TB case finding among vulnerable pockets of Panchukula. The mobile van entails provision for X-ray, CBNAAT and sputum collection. The identified symptomatic patients are to be linked with Government care facility for patient care support.