TB District Surveillance Medical Officers are an integral part of NTP – Dr. Zabeen

প্রকাশিত: ১০:১৩ পূর্বাহ্ণ, মার্চ ৩০, ২০২৪

TB District Surveillance Medical Officers are an integral part of NTP – Dr. Zabeen

 

TB District Surveillance Medical Officers (DSMOs) is a part of the National Control Programme (NTP), in Bangladesh to END TB by 2030. Dr. Ahmed Parvez Zabeen, Divisional TB Expert, Dhaka South stresses the need for the DSMOs continuity in NTP until Bangladesh reaches Zero TB Deaths, Zero Tuberculosis, and Zero catastrophic cost. Dr. Zabeen further added that DSMOs hired by The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM) grant and requests government officials to include them in the currently developing operational plan of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoH&FP) to reach the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) targets on TB at the DSMOs get together meeting. Dr. Ibrahim Mazi, DSMO, Shariatpur informed the meeting about the DSMOs’ different field-level activities. Dr. Joieta Tushi, DSMO, Naogoan, and others anchored the meeting. The DSMOs Welcomed the guests with flowers. The meeting ends with a video presentation of different field-level activities of all DSMOs.
Dr. Md Mahfuzur Rahman Sharkar, Line Director TB–Leprosy, and ASP presided over the meeting.