Fujifilm India starts the second phase of the campaign on TB
Fujifilm India, a company engaged in diagnostic imaging and information systems for healthcare facilities, has started the second phase of its campaign ‘Never Stop: Screening to Reduce Diagnostic Delay’ on Tuberculosis (TB).
The company said in a statement on Saturday that the campaign aims to raise awareness that TB is curable and promote testing and early detection of the disease among tea workers. . It will support through three handheld X-ray machines and the implementation of the project in community environments.
The company has set a target of reaching over 5 million people and testing around 30,000 of these people with handheld X-ray machines. The project will also facilitate the detection of TB for potential identified cases.
Company Managing Director Koji Wada said, “At Fujifilm, we have always been dedicated to offering the best of medical innovation and technology to improve the quality of life around the world. Following the success of the first phase of our Never Stop: Screening to Reduce Diagnostic Disease campaign, we are delighted to reach out to the under-served sections of the society and support the government program in select districts. We are determined to never stop innovation and make the world a healthier one.”
It is noteworthy that in the first phase, ‘Fujifilm India’ had examined more than one million people and shared about 8000 X-ray reports. In this, 117 new TB patients were identified in 27 cities including Delhi, Dadri, Dehradun, Haridwar, Haldwani, Rudrapur, Patna, Jaipur, Indore, Kolkata, Raipur, Pata, etc.
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