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World Health Organization : Year 1987 ; World Health Organization, Tuberculosis, No. 87.149: Tuberculosis Control in India

By S. P. Pamra

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Title: World Health Organization : Year 1987 ; World Health Organization, Tuberculosis, No. 87.149: Tuberculosis Control in India  
Author: S. P. Pamra
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Language: English
Subject: Health., Public health, Wellness programs
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Pamra, S. P. (n.d.). World Health Organization : Year 1987 ; World Health Organization, Tuberculosis, No. 87.149. Retrieved from http://members.worldlibrary.net/


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H i s t o r i c a l ' I n t r t ~ d n c t i o n In the p a s t , h e a l t h of an individual. was e n t i r e l y h i s o r her o w r e s p n n s i b i l i , t y . Today it is considered to he a l s o the responsibility oE the S t a t e and the Society, e s p e c i a l l y i n t h e c a f e of i n f e c t i o u s dinenses l i k e t u h e r c u l o s i s . This concept was enshrined i n A r t i c l e 47 P a r t IV 01 our Constitut.ion 35 years ago as follows: . . [.he S t a t e s h a l l regard thc r a i s i n g of the l e v e l of n u t r l t l n n and the standard of l l v i n g of i.Cs peopLe and the improvement of pup11 ic h e a l t h as amany, its primary d u t i e s . I t lntly he of i r l t e r e s t t o t r a c e b r i e f l y the evolution of the National Tuberculosis Programme (NTP) In I n d i a . Before 1939 t h e r e was no organized c o n t r o l programme. A fcw s a n a t o r i a and h o s p i t a l s were e s t a b l i s h e d i n the c n r l y years of 1;his century but they were a l l working i n i s o l a t i o n . The t o t a l numlicr of b e d s wan grossly inadequate. When the Tuberculosis Association of India w n e s t a b l i s h e d i n 1939, i t arlvncatod A ncw approach, viz. s p e c i a l i z e d c l i n i c n r l n the p a t t e r n o r S i r Rohcrt P h i l l i p ' s di9pensary i n Edinburgh, bur with one d i f f e r e n c e . The c l l . n l c s wcrc a l s o Lo provide domiciliary treatment including minor c o l l a p s e therapy. This ?wing il novel proposal, the Government wanted the Assmt:jiltion t o t e s t 1L i n thc e l The New Delhi TB Centrc, s e t up i r r 1940, was assigned t h i s r c s p o n s i b i l i t y and when it was shown t h a t the scheme WAS e f f e c t i v e , acceptable to Lhe people and o p e r a t i o n a l l y f e a s i b l e , csCahlishment of such c l i n i c s was given top p r i o r i t y . Chemotherapy of t u b e r c u l o s i s which became a v a i l n h l e soon n f f e r , added t o r h s i r effecr.iveness.

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