Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Tuberculosis: India renames its programme; WHO endorses India developed tech-TrueNAt MTB

Published: January 18, 2020

On January 17, 2020, Government of India renamed its National TB Control Programme to National Tuberculosis Elimination Programme. Also, the WHO (World Health Organization) recently endorsed on technology developed by Indian scientists to detect the disease called TrueNat MTB in terms of accuracy. Renaming GoI has renamed the programme to National Tuberculosis Elimination Programme. The ..

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Health Ministry launches ‘TB Harega Desh Jeetega’ campaign

Published: September 26, 2019

In an effort to reach out to every tuberculosis (TB) patient in the country, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare launched ‘TB Harega, Desh Jeetega’ campaign in New Delhi. Along with the campaign government also launched ‘National TB Prevalence Survey’, the country’s largest-ever conducted TB prevalence survey. The government initiatives are in line with country’s ..

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