Dr Harsh Vardhan launches the new TB Harega Desh Jeetega campaign

Meha Kumari
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  • 27 Sep, 2019 10:33 am

Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare recently launched the new TB Harega Desh Jeetega campaign, along with the National TB Prevalence Survey. Multi-stakeholder and community participation shall form the pivot of the countrywide 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 shall take six months and be carried out across the country. This shall present national and state level data, which will be used as a policy tool for further interventions. The 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.


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