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INDIA: Essay Contest on Tuberculosis


The New Indian Express (03.04.13)

In honor of World Tuberculosis Day, the Indian Development Foundation and Gremaltes Hospital of Chennai, Tamil Nadu, are sponsoring an essay contest for school students of classes 8 and 9. The foundation is accepting English-language, hand-written essays of no more than 750 words on the theme of “Tuberculosis and its status in India, importance of your role.” Students who have received authorization from their principal or headmaster can send their essays to the Indian Development Foundation, 6/PP1, School Street, Mogappair West, Chennai – 600 037, on or before March 15. Students must include their full name, birth date, personal address, contact numbers, and a passport-sized photograph with their entry. Monetary prizes will be awarded to the top three entries. For further information, those interested may contact 9840040191 or 26531168.


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