[SDM Health Justice Lecture Series] Inter-sectoral response to #endTB | Break the silence on TB and disabilities

[Watch lecture recording | Listen to podcast] Dr Sunil Khaparde, Deputy Director General (DDG), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India; is the head of India's TB programme. Nandita Venkatesan works with The Economic Times and is a 2 time-intestinal TB survivor and patient-rights advocate. She lost over 90% of her hearing (profound deafness) due to a rare side-effect of a second-line TB drug. She recently gave a TEDx talk on her long ordeal and taking to Bharata Natyam dancing for healing.

Dr Sunil Khaparde and Nandita Venkatesan both have kindly consented to deliver the August 2017 e-talk/ online lecture as part of the Shanti Devi Memorial Health Justice Lecture Series.

Inter-sectoral response to #endTB 

Break the silence on TB and disabilities

Guest Commentator: Abia Akram 
Focal Point, People with disabilities constituency,
Asia Pacific Regional Civil Society Engagement Mechanism (AP-RCEM)

Date: Friday, 11th August 2017
Time: 12:30pm - 1:30pm Geneva time/ 4pm - 5pm IST

The lecture will be chaired by one of the children of late Shanti Devi Shankhdhar who continues to champion health and social causes: Prof Rama Kant, WHO Director General's Awardee; former Chief Medical Superintendent of King George's Medical University and Gandhi Memorial and Associated Hospitals; 2012 President of Association of Surgeons of India; former Vice President of SAARC Surgeons and President of Lucknow College of Surgeons.
CNS team

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