Provincial Tuberculosis Program (PTP)- Sindh donated 7 microscopes among them 2 are LED microscopes to MALC.

Provincial Tuberculosis Program (PTP)- Sindh donated 7 microscopes among them 2 are LED microscopes to MALC. This support extended by PTP will help boost MALC’s TB control activities in the field. With the advancements in TB diagnostic facility, new equipment and better microscopes (LED Microscopes) have been introduced and are being used as per WHO recommendation. MALC has always tried to provide quality health care facilities and recently inducted three GeneXpert units throughout Karachi, which is used to diagnose the TB cases more effectively and are time saving as well. With the inclusion of LED Microscopes MALC will be at par with the WHO guidelines. A small ceremony was held to appreciate the effort of TB desk in coordinating with PTP for the donation. On the occasion the LED microscopes were handed over to the field team of Karachi. Mr. Mervyn Lobo- CEO MALC in his remarks not only appreciated the fact that TB desk has been able to provide results but have been striving to acquire new technologies to be in line with the WHO guidelines.