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TB has multi-faceted social determinants and implications that call for robust and holistic interventions like nutrition support, economic support in cash or kind and psycho-social support.
Despite TB being a curable disease and free of cost treatment being provided by the Government, India continues to have the highest incidence of TB in the world along with highest TB mortality. Prime Minister Mr Narendra Modi committed to eliminate TB in India by 2025. It is an ambitious target and there is a need for increased investments and partnerships by all sectors including the corporate sector to contribute to the goal of making India TB free. These partnerships will not only save lives but also help your brand gain the visibility it deserves as it cares for its people and communities, and support interventions with measurable outcomes.
Delay in accurate diagnosis of tuberculosis in India is also due to untrained first line of contact, be it allopaths or alternative medicine.