Sunday, April 21, 2019

Posted at: Sep 13, 2017, 12:50 AM; last updated: Sep 13, 2017, 12:50 AM (IST)

NGO distributes fruits, medicines to patients

NGO distributes fruits, medicines to patients
Members of Bharat Vikas Parishad during a drive to help poor TB patients in Amritsar. A Tribune photograph

Tribune News Service

Amritsar, September 12

A city-based NGO Bharat Vikas Parishad (BVP) Amritsar Central today kicked off a drive to help underprivileged TB patients by distributing medicines, fruits and other items among them.

The items were distributed among 100 patients at the TB Hospital. The BVP president, Prof HS Walia, said it was decided by the executive committee of the parishad to provide help to patients either financially or in kind on the occasion of the birthdays of their members.

A district TB forum was constituted in which the district TB officer, Dr Naresh Chawla, Prof Walia and RD Sharma would be instrumental in helping poor TB patients.


All readers are invited to post comments responsibly. Any messages with foul language or inciting hatred will be deleted. Comments with all capital letters will also be deleted. Readers are encouraged to flag the comments they feel are inappropriate.
The views expressed in the Comments section are of the individuals writing the post. The Tribune does not endorse or support the views in these posts in any manner.
Share On