BANGKOK, 6 November 2013 (NNT) – Dr. Pirapong Saicheua, deputy governor of Bangkok, revealed that the Health Department of the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has set up mobile x-ray units for the chest in order to scan for tuberculosis (TB) among citizens. The service which shall be free of charge, will commence on November 7 in Yannawa District.
The Health Department will coordinate with the Ministry of Public Health centers in local areas, as well as providing useful knowledge about TB for the public.
For more information on how to get a free checkup, please contact the AIDS, Tuberculosis and Sexually Transmitted Disease Center at 02-246-0302 ext. 2764.