Dr. Ashok Kumar is the Director General of India’s Central TB Division, and presently holds the post of Dy. Director General & Head, Central TB Division & Project Director of India’s national TB control program.
March 23, 2012 / Gopi Gopalakrishnan, Ashok Kumar, Peter Small
"Has it been two weeks?" So asks Brother Sputum (Bulgham Bhai) in India’s new TB awareness campaign.
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