Volume No. 1 Issue No.: 2 Page No.: 136-138 October-December 200

 

NEW HORIZONS IN FIGHT AGAINST PULMONARY TUBERCULOSIS BY INVOLVING COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION AND DOTS

 

D.K. Sharma*1 and Madhu Laxmi Sharma2

1. Central Jail Dispensary, Gwalior (India) 2. Department of Botany, S.M.S. Govt. Science College, Gwalior (India)

 

Received on : April 9, 2006

 

ABSTRACT

 

Present study deals with knowing efficacy of Directly Observed Treatment short course chemotherapy on patients of pulmonary tuberculosis and knowing present information status about pulmonary tuberculosis in community. Study revealed that DOTS is time saving and effective, while community awareness merits to be boosted up.

 

Keywords : DOTS, Pulmonary Tuberculosis, Community, Sputum, Vaccination.

 

 

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