IMA Alibag arranged a CME on Revised National Tuberculosis Control Program (RNTCP) on 7 March 2015.
Around 40 members attended the CME. Dr.Nabar welcommed the delegates. Guest speaker for CME was Dr.Manisha Bidaye,.She is a consultant to IMA Maharashtra for RNTCP CME for 8 districts.
Her first lecture was on importance of notification of a case of Tuberculosis to Government. She stated that ordinance for notification has already come and in short period it will be converted in Law. It is compulsory to each practitioner to notify Tuberculosis.
Her second lecture was on Drug Resistant Tuberculosis . She explained in details about MDR and XDR Tuberculosis and importance to perform Gene Xpert test and Drug Sensitivity Test in case of MDR TB.
Dr.Vinayak Patil gave vote of thanks.
MMC had ranted 1 credit hour for this CME and Dr Anil Talathi from Pen was MMC observer for this CME.