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23 NOV 2015 _Zero TB Cities Project,Graphene,East Asia Summit,Teju,Public health Infra

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1) Zero TB Cities project:- Chennai has been chosen as one of two cities in the world where the Zero TB Cities project will try to create an “island of elimination”; Lima in Peru is the other city. The project will be implemented by the Municipal Corporation of Chennai with the Chennai-based REACH and the National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis (NIRT) assisting it In India, there is evidence that transmission of TB is much higher in cities, and cities are often the source of infection for rural communities. So, getting to zero in cities will eliminate important reservoirs of [...]

23 NOV 2015 _Zero TB Cities Project,Graphene,East Asia Summit,Teju,Public health Infra2015-11-23T13:54:37+00:00