Signing of a MoU between Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) and Karnataka Health Promotion Trust (KHPT) for the implementation of THALI in Bengaluru  

20 Jan 2017 Balasubramanya KV, KHPT Photo credit:

The MoU was signed by Mr N Manjunath Prasad, IAS, Commissioner, BBMP and by Mr. Mohan HL, Managing Trustee, KHPT. This marks acceptance of Tuberculosis Health Action Learning Initiative  (THALI) by the Commissioner’s office, BBMP, Bengaluru and their commitment to collaborate with KHPT to ensure joint efforts to end TB in Bengaluru city. This MoU allows for increased administrative commitment to urban TB control in Bengaluru and improved coordination with BBMP decision makers resulting in addressing gaps in TB control and sharing of resources. The MoU is valid from the date of signing till 31 January 2020.

BBMP and KHPT commit to work together in developing plans, execution and evaluation of THALI in Bengaluru city. The event was covered and reported by local print and television media. Dr. Oommen George Project Director THALI, Mr. Gururaj Patil Deputy Project Director THALI, Mr. Prahlad, City Coordinator (Bengaluru) were also present on this occasion