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USAID supports elimination of Tuberculosis in India

India accounts for the highest number of deaths by TB in the world. In 2021, the rate further increased due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) recently organised a national conference in association with the Karnataka Health Promotion Trust (KHPT), the National Tuberculosis Elimination Program, and the Global Coalition Against TB,  to make India tuberculosis free by 2025.

The conference tilted “National Consultation on TB Elimination: Building Synergies for a TB Mukt Bharat (TB Free India)” was attended by members of Parliament, members of the Legislative Assemblies, Panchayati Raj Leaders, technical experts, and key stakeholders.

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