Tuberculosis Current Affairs, GK & News

National Tuberculosis Prevalence Survey

According to the newly released National Tuberculosis Prevalence Survey 2019-2021, the highest incidents of pulmonary tuberculosis cases across the country were recorded in Delhi with the lowest being in Kerala. Overview: After six decades, this survey has been conducted and was released by the Union Health Ministry to mark World TB Day. Findings of this ..

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Dare2eraD TB Research

A Data-Driven Research named “Dare2eraD TB” has been launched by the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology to eradicate TB. This initiative was launched on 24th March on the occasion of World TB Day. About the initiative The Dare2eraD TB is comprised of key initiatives which are: Indian Tuberculosis Genomic Surveillance Consortium (InTGS). ..

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India TB Report 2022

In 2021, tuberculosis cases in India increased by 19 percent compared to the previous year. This information was revealed in the India TB Report 2022. This report was released by Dr. Manuskh Mandaviya, Union Health Minister. Overview: During 2021, the total number of TB patients was 19, 33,381. In 2020 it was 16, 28,161. In ..

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Dare to Erade TB Program for WGS TB Surveillance

The launch of the ‘Dare to Erade TB’ program on World TB Day 2022 was announced by Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh. Overview: This program will be based on the data available in India. Genome Sequencing Consortium for Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) TB Surveillance’s formation was also announced. Bharati Pravin Pawar, MoS Health said that ..

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Mansukh Mandaviya takes charge as Chairperson of Stop TB Partnership Board

Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Shri Mansukh Mandaviya, took charge as the Chairperson of Stop TB Partnership Board on August 26, 2021. Key Points He will hold the responsibility with immediate effect and hold the position until 2024. He will now lead the efforts of Stop TB Partnership Secretariat, partners, and TB community ..

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Anamaya: Tribal Health Collaborative

The Union Health and Family Welfare Minister recently launched the Tribal Health Collaborative called “Anamaya”. Key Features of Anamaya It is a multi-stake holder initiative. It was launched by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in collaboration with the Ministry of Tribal Affairs. The initiative will also be supported by the Bill and Melinda ..

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