Kolkata 12th May, 2017
An awareness programme on World Asthama was observed at Tapan Sinha Memorial Hospital of Metro Railway, Kolkata today i.e. 12.05.2017.
Dr. Angira Dasgupta, Pulmpnologist, BR Singh Hospital, Sealdah spoke in detail on Asthma, its cause, prevention and treatment. 76 patients and Railway beneficiaries participated in the programme.
Arrangements for Pulmonary Function Tests and Breath CO(Carbone Monoxide) level measurements were also done. 20 patients have done the Pulmonary Function Tests. 30 patients have been tested for breath CO level.
By attending the awareness programme, the Railway beneficiaries were sensitized about the disease and how to lead an active life by keeping Asthma under control.