Department of Health organises basketball tournament to raise awareness for TB

Dharamshala: In commemoration of World TB Day that falls today on 24 March, the Health Department hosted a friendly basketball tournament as part of CTA’s initiative to promote zero TB.

The aim of the tournament as briefed by Health Secretary Palden Dhondup in his inaugural remarks was to generate awareness about the prevalence of TB in the Tibetan community and furthermore, to establish a community free from this serious infectious disease.

The first tournament kicked off between the female players of Tibetan Parliament and CTA departments followed by the male contestants of each team. Both teams representing the CTA departments won the first tournament.

Men team of CTA and Tibetan Parliament.