Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER), India
Dr. Palanivel C Professor in Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER), India. His Research interest on efforts to identify and treat the “missed millions” of Tuberculosis (TB) cases. In India, 5% of the new TB cases are in the pediatric age group and studies have reported that 3.2–16.2% of child contacts have TB disease. In view of the susceptibility of younger children to developing TB of increased severity on contact with an active case of tuberculosis, screening of childhood contacts is recommended by the WHO and is also part of most National Tuberculosis Program (NTP). He has extended his valuable service as Professor and has been a recipient of many award and grants. His international experience includes various programs, contributions and participation in different countries for diverse fields of study. His research interests as a Professor reflect in his wide range of publications in various national and international journals.
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