JUMLA, June 12: As many as 2,540 students of five schools in Jumla district have undergone tuberculosis tests.
Students from Karnali Secondary School Anamnagar, Chandan Nath Namuna Secondary School Khalanga Bazaar, Ratnachundeswor Secondary School Bohoragaun, Janata Technical Secondary School Mahatgaun, and Janajyoti Secondary School Barkote Wada received treatment of tuberculosis.
Minraj Sharma, Principal of Karnali School Anamnagar, informed that 700 students from Karnali Secondary School, 900 students from Chandannath School, 170 of Ratnachundeswor School, 700 from Janata School and 70 from Janajyoti School received TB treatment service. Among total 2,540 students tested, four are recommended to undergo surgery, six have to take general medicines and 10 with heart diseases have to go for skin treatment and surgery, Sharma said.
The service was provided by Nepal Tuberculosis Prevention Foundation District Chapter Jumla with the technical assistance of the Foundation.