New Delhi: An awareness campaign on tuberculosis, similar to polio, is necessary to curb the easily preventable disease, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said Wednesday.Speaking at the launch of National Forum on Tuberculosis, Dikshit said: "Awareness campaign on tuberculosis is necessary; it should be similar to anti-polio campaign. Polio, which was a great menace and had left many handicapped for life once, has been easily eradicated by our constant campaign."The National Forum on Tuberculosis (TB) will bring together parliamentarians, policy makers and civil society representatives to discuss the challenges for TB prevention and control.
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