India achieved 84% decline in TB deaths among HIV patients

Published: March 25, 2019

India has attained an 84% decrease in tuberculosis deaths among the people living with HIV by 2017. According to the Joint United Nations Programme on the UNAIDS, this has become the highest recorded decline among 20 nations and it is also three years ahead of the 2020 deadline. UNAIDS has persuade countries to step up action to meet the 2020 year goal to decline TB deaths among people living with HIV by 75 per cent, as outlined in the 2016 United Nations Political Declaration on Ending AIDS.

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