mass screening

mass screen·ing

examination of a large population to detect the manifestation of a disease in order to initiate treatment or prevent spread, as part of a public health campaign.

mass screen·ing

(mas skrēning)
Examination of a large population to detect manifestation of disease to initiate treatment or prevent its spread.
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Positive results were found in the blood tests of hundreds of people for the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) after a mass screening was undertaken between April 26 and June 6 in Ratodero, a small town on the outskirts of the city of Larkana.
this is a mass screening for up to 1,200 substances and the screening is planned to be carried out in 265 intakes across the country.
Earlier, as many as 186 people, including 108 male and 78 female, had been tested positive for HIV in Ratodero during an ongoing mass screening in the areas.
39 children of age group 6-15 and 31 children of age 15 to 45 were tested positive during the ongoing mass screening in the area, read the report.
He called for mass screening of population and said the programme was responsible for ensuring treatment to HIV patients after getting them registered and carrying out other necessary tests.
The equipment company explained that the device is designed for use on children and at mass screening events.
The first-of-its-kind palm-sized 3D ultrasound imaging system for radiation-free scoliosis assessment, named "Scolioscan Air," can bring accurate, safe, and cost-efficient mass screening to schools and anywhere in the community.
Sharon Azenith Laurel, regional DOH TB Program Coordinator, said screening equipment such as chest X-rays machines will be brought to the different jails for the mass screening program.
figure By DAVID MUCHUI Meru County will host the World Cancer Day celebrations today with mass screening in Meru Town.According to Dr Joshua Kibera, an anatomical pathologist at GracePark hospital in Meru Town, up to 40 test-requests delivered to his pathology lab from Meru and neighbouring counties turn out positive to cancer every month.
The team is currently seeking scientific and commercial partners to further test the technology with larger numbers of patient samples and to adapt it for mass screening.
QUETTA -- Provincial Coordinator on women health Dr Sher Ahmed Satakzai has said the second mass screening exercise for malnutrition of children aged between six months and five years will be launched in Kharan, Nushki, Washuk and Chagai districts.
Seeking community volunteers for mass screening of Palatine High School students.