Department of Health organised freindly basketball matches to raise awareness for TB

Both Men and Women team of TPiE.

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

The aim of the match 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 matches.

CTA’s Administrative team.
Health Secretary Palden Dhondup addressing the audience.
TB Program Coordinator Ngawang Woeser addressing the gathering.
Warming up session.