Modern treatment of tuberculosis (TB) has begun in the district with introduction of a new machine for checkup of the disease. People affected with TB may get cent percent recovery from the infectious disease through checkup with the jean expert machine installed in the Pabna TB Clinic, reports UNB. Besides the patients in the district, others from outside can also test MDR TB free of cost through the machine. The above information was revealed at a view-exchange meeting styled ‘Role of journalists in raising mass awareness about control of TB’ held at the VIP auditorium of Pabna Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Thursday. Dr II Rasul, general secretary of Bangladesh National Tuberculosis Control Committee district unit, presided over the meeting while Pabna Press Club president Shibjit Nug was present as the chief guest. Dr Mohammad Khalilur Rahman, consultant of Pabna Chest Disease Hospital, presented a keynote paper. Dr Khalilur informed the meeting that treatment of multi drug resistance or MDR TB started in Pabna Chest Disease Hospital on March, 3013.