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Modi launches campaign to eradicate TB from India by 2025

13 March 2018, 09:58 | Silvia Roy

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He said, "The fact that several ministers from all states and concerned officers are present in the event here, indicate how we, as a Team India, are determined to eradicate TB from India".

Taking a dig at the UPA government, the PM pointed out that though immunisation campaigns have been on in the country for the last 35 years, the target of complete immunisation had not been achieved till 2014. According to stats, due to TB every year 1.7 million lost their lives across the country.

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"A target has been set to end TB globally by 2030".

Tedros was speaking at the "End TB Summit", inaugurated today by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who launched a campaign to eradicate the disease by 2025, five years ahead of a globally-set deadline. On the launch of major health mission by the Central government, PMO India tweeted, " A TB patient after successfully fighting against the disease can inspire many others.

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State governments have a major role to play in the elimination of TB from India, Modi said, adding he has written to all chief ministers to join this mission. They are working in a smoke-free atmosphere, using clean energy."Mr Modi talked about world's biggest public health programme "Ayushman Bharat' and added " The aim is to create such an eco-system so that malnutrition is reduced."He stressed on use of Ayurvedic and Yoga with the mainstream medicines and stated that India was ready to work with all the countries in the world in this direction". A 2017 report by the Global TB Caucus examining how the global economy would be affected if the TB crises continues unabated estimated that deaths from TB will cost the global economy close to US$1 trillion over the next 15 years.

The Summit is hosted by the Health Ministry along with World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Stop TB Partnership. An airborne disease, TB represents a global health security threat and remains most prevalent among the poor.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said the rate of immunisation against tuberculosis has grown by 6 per cent in the last three-and-a-half years and expressed confidence of achieving 90 per cent immunisation coverage within the next year. While the United Nations High-Level Meeting on TB will be held in September, this year and future course of action will be decided in the UN General Assembly. We must also seek new sources of financing; more efficient case finding, diagnosis and treatment; put people with TB at the center of the response; help countries move toward universal health systems; increase research for TB and ensure that human rights and equity are protected.



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