About Us

Nepal Anti-Tuberculosis Association (NATA) is a non-governmental, non-profit making voluntary organization. It is the second oldest social  organization of Nepal. It was established in Kathmandu in 1953 and began working in mid western region in 1982, it started a free weekly TB clinic Bheri Zonal Hospital in 1986 and 3 years later this became a daily clinic, in 1996 NATA. From the beginning, Nepal Anti-Tuberculosis Association (NATA) to raising public awareness against Tuberculosis (TB) and adopting preventive and curative measures towards the control of the diseases. It is the first organization of this king engaged in Tuberculosis sector.Nepal Anti-Tuberculosis Association (NATA) is a non-governmental, non-profit making voluntary organization established in 1953 by like-minded ten social workers with a view to raising public awareness against Tuberculosis (TB) and adopting preventive and curative measures towards the control of the diseases. It is the first organization of this king engaged in Tuberculosis sector.Nepal

Anti-Tuberculosis Association (NATA) is a non-governmental, non-profit making voluntary organization established in 1953 by like-minded ten social workers with a view to raising public awareness against Tuberculosis (TB) and adopting preventive and curative measures towards the control of the diseases. It is the first organization of this king engaged in Tuberculosis sector.

Aims & Objectives

The NATA is the second oldest and biggest social National Voluntary

Organization in Nepal dedicated itself for the cause in Nepal.
1.To study the problems of Tuberculosis in Nepal and adopt various measures (preventive and curative) for the control if this disease.
2.To help the victims of Tuberculosis and Lungs disease in all possible ways.
3.To make the mass conscious of the menace of Tuberculosis by various publicity and educative methods.
4.To make accessible of facilities to help the TB victims.
5.To organize and research on the scientific and social aspect of TB.
6.To organize awareness programs against TB and other chest related diseases through member of Junior NATA and social immobilizers.
7.To co-ordinate with the Government's Tuberculosis Control Program (NTP) to fight against Tuberculosis in Nepal.
8.To seek a friendly co-operation and mutual exchange of ideas among various institutions, associations and organizations devoted to anti TB.

Structure

1.Ordinary
2.District Council
3.Life Member
4.District Executive Committee
5.Subscribing Member
6.Illustrious Member
7.Honorary Member Committee
8.Distinguished Member

The Association is governed by the District and the Central level council and executive.


NATA Executive Body


Mr. Purna Lal Chuke
President

Mirs. Madhuri Sharma
Immidiate Past President

Mr. Rana Prasad Rana
Vice President

Dr. Gyan Kumar Verma
Secretary

Mrs. Sheela Shah
Treasurer

Mr.Badaruddin Ansari
Assistance Secretary

Miss. Narbada Sharma
Executive Member

Miss Shanti Shrestha
Executive Member

Dr. Keshav Raj Sharma
Executive Member

Mr.Shem Shakya
Executive Member

Mr. Amod Sharma
Executive Member

Mr. Pawan Jaiswal
Executive Member

Mr.Hom Nath Giri
Executive Member

Mr. Keshav Karki
Executive Member

Mr. Harish Gupta
Executive Member

Mrs. Laxman Regmi
Executive Member

Mr. Janak Ratna Malla
Executive Member

Staff of NATA Banke


Mr. Madhav Ram Verma
Program Coordinator

Mr. Samsad Ali Bagwan
Helper
Special Request

T.B. Symptoms


  • Fever, chills, and night sweats.
  • A cough with thick, cloudy, and sometimes bloody mucus from the lungs (sputum) for more than 2 weeks.
  • Fatigue and weakness.
  • Loss of appetite and unexplained weight loss.
  • Shortness of breath and chest pain.
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Precaution Tips


  • Avoid getting active TB
  • Prevent latent TB from becoming active
  • A TB vaccine (bacille Calmette-Guerin, or BCG) is used in many countries to prevent TB
  • Prevent inject illegal drugs.
  • Do not spend long periods of time in stuffy, enclosed rooms with anyone who has active TB until that person has been treated for at least 2 weeks.
  • Use protective measures, such as face masks, if you work in a facility that cares for people who have untreated TB.
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