World Tuberculosis Day @ Srinivas Institute of Dental Sciences
Srinivas Institute of Dental Sciences, Mukka, in association with Indian Dental Association, DK branch organized a guest lecture by Dr Hansraj Alva, Consultant Physician at Vinaya Hospital & Research Centre, on the occasion of World Tuberculosis Day, 24th March 2017 at their Mukka campus. Dr Hansraj Alva spoke about Tuberculosis, its spread, prevention & treatment with a special emphasis on Extensively Drug Resistant Tuberculosis (XDR-TB). The event was presided by Prof Dr Manoj Varma, Dean, Srinivas Institute of Dental Sciences & President, IDA, DK branch. Prof Dr Lavanya Varma, Associate Dean & HOD of Conservative & Endodontics welcomed the guest. Prof Dr Shailesh Kudva, HOD of Oral Pathology & Microbiology gave the vote of thanks. Dr Nishith. M.S and Dr Stuti Goyal from the Department of Oral Medicine & Radiology, convened the programme. The students of IIIrd year BDS performed a street play on TB awareness aimed at stopping people from discriminating and causing social stigma to those afflicted with TB and urging people to follow proper nutrition. This street play will be performed at various rural centres in the upcoming week.