Deputy Chair, I hereby move without notice:
That the Council -
1) notes that the Eastern Cape department of health has launched an intensive tuberculosis screening campaign to undertake door-to-door visits to encourage communities to screen for TB;
2) further notes that the province has appointed 88 nurses to take part in the campaign and that so far the team has visited 535 households and diagnosed 157 cases of TB, of which 72 were children; and
3) takes this opportunity to congratulate the department of health for such an important campaign and calls on the people of the Eastern Cape to make use of the campaign to help fight the scourge of TB in our communities.
Motion agreed to in accordance with section 65 of the Constitution.