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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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9 Current Affairs Facts on Tribal TB Initiative and Tribal Population in India

Under the TB Mukt Bharat Initiative by 2025, Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan inaugurated the “Tribal TB Initiative” on March 26, 2021. The Ministry also published a guidance note on Joint Action Plan for the elimination of Tuberculosis (TB), a Special Edition of Tribal Ministry’s Publication ‘ALEKH’ on TB, and a document on Tribal ..

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World Tuberculosis Day 2021

World Tuberculosis Day is observed each year on March 24. Theme of the day for this year is “The Clock is Ticking” which marks the urgency to take measures against the disease. It has become more important to act right now in the light of ongoing COVID-19 pandemic which has led to negligence towards TB ..

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Union Cabinet: MoU signed between India and Israel in Health and Medicine approved

On November 4, 2020, the Union Cabinet chaired by PM Modi approved the Memorandum of Understanding signed between India and Israel in the field of Health and Medicine. Key Highlights The MoU covered the following To exchange and train medical doctors and other professionals To assist in setting up of health care facilities To exchange ..

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Global Tuberculosis Report, 2020 of WHO

The World Health Organization recently released the Global Tuberculosis Report, 2020. The report says that COVID-19 could push Tuberculosis related deaths in the world to eight years back. In other words, it might increase the TB deaths by 0.2 to 0.4 million. Highlights India registered a decline in notification of Tuberculosis cases by 85% in ..

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