World TB Day Current Affairs, GK & News

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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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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March 24: World TB Day

The World Tuberculosis Day (WTD) is observed every year on March 24 to raise public awareness about the global epidemic of Tuberculosis (TB) and efforts to eliminate the disease. WTD is observed to commemorate discovery of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, bacillus (bacteria) causing TB on 24th March, 1882 by German microbiologist Dr Robert Koch. This discovery had ..

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