National Tuberculosis Elimination Programme Current Affairs, GK & News
According to Union Health Minister, Mansukh Mandaviya, a staggering 65 percent of the tuberculosis cases are in 15-45 age group in India. This age group is considered as most economically productive population segment. Highlights TB cases among productive population is coupled with the fact that, 58 per cent of the cases are in rural areas. ..
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
On June 24, 2020, the Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare Dr Harsh Vardhan released annual Tuberculosis (TB) report, 2020 through a virtual event. Along with the report, the minister also released the following A report on Joint Monitoring Mission Manual on Direct Benefit Transfer to TB patients under NIKSHAY Scheme A training module ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2020
Topics: direct benefit transfer • National Tuberculosis Elimination Programme • NIKSHAY • Revised National Tuberculosis Control Program • Sustainable Development Goals • Tuberculosis in India • Tuberculosis management
With the aim to detect cases earliest and treat them, back in 1962, the National Tuberculosis Control Programme was started which from 1st January 2020 onwards has been renamed with now focus from control shifting to elimination as National Tuberculosis Elimination Programme. The change of name was initiated by the Ministry of Health and Family ..
Topics: Narendra Modi • National Leprosy Eradication Program • National Polio Eradication Program • National Tuberculosis Control Programme • National Tuberculosis Elimination Programme • Prime Minister of India • Sustainable Development Goals • Sustainable Development Goals 2030 • Tuberculosis • Tuberculosis in India