The NATA Fullfills Following Objectives:
1.Mobilization of the local volunteers and members of Junior NATA to generate awareness in community and school.
2.The dissemination of knowledge, information and messages about Tuberculosis through various means e.g. news papers, leaflets, booklets, pamphlets, posters, stickers, hoarding boards, TB booklets, radio/TV broadcasts, group discussions etc.
3.Exchange of ideas and experiences through:
a.Conference, Seminar, Workshop
b.Interaction Program.
4.Train and involve the local volunteers on National Tuberculosis Control Program.

Community Based Health Program:
1.Motivate the rural people as to ensure their participation in educational programme hold in community.
2.Conduct orientation, rally, exhibition and door to door pamphlets distribution programme to focus TB control programme in community.
3.Arrange cultural programmes, street drama and enact local plays during local festivals and organize public shows to disseminate health related activities in a view to control TB.
4.Motivate community people for BCG immunization to child and prompt to immunization programme in Districts.
5.Trace defaulters and take necessary actions for retrieval.
6.Educate Community people regarding TB and other health related activities.
7.Encourage community participation in the National Tuberculosis Control Programme.

School Based Health Programme:
1.The education takes place for school.
2.Motivate them to adopt preventive behavior.
3.Make them aware of the TB control services.
4.Encourage them to share knowledge to family members, friends, neighbors and relatives.

Diagnosis and Treatment
2.DOTS Program

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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