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Indian paediatricians to be trained in managing childhood TB

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g2808 (Published 15 April 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g2808
  1. Sanjeet Bagcchi
  1. 1Kolkata

The Indian Academy of Pediatrics has announced a new initiative to train paediatricians across the country in the management of childhood tuberculosis.

The academy is working in partnership with the Child TB Division of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and the Revised National Tuberculosis Control Program to develop a two day, case based interactive module to standardise the management of childhood tuberculosis across India.

In an article, published in the 15 April issue of Indian Pediatrics, the academy’s national president, Vijay Yewale, said, “The pediatric TB …

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