(The Gist of PIB) TB Harega Desh Jeetega Campaign

    (The Gist of PIB) TB Harega Desh Jeetega Campaign

TB Harega Desh Jeetega Campaign

  • Union Minister for Health launched the new TB Harega Desh Jeetega Campaign, along with the National TB Prevalence Survey. 

TB Harega Desh Jeetega Campaign: 

  • The new TB campaign aims to improve and expand the reach of TB care services across the country, by 2022.
  • The three strong pillars of the campaign include clinical approach, public health component and active community participation.
  • Other supporting elements of the campaign comprise private sector engagement, patient support, and political and administrative commitment at all levels.

TB Harega Desh Jeetega Campaign

  • The Union Health Minister also flagged off a van for the National TB Prevalence Survey.
  • In all, 25 such vans will be part of the prevalence survey, which will go to 625 clusters of the country and check for TB. This sample survey is to be completed by 2020.
  • This shall present national and state level data, which will be used as a policy tool for further interventions. 


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