New Delhi [India], Mar 13 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Delhi End TB Summit at Vigyan Bhawan today.Also Read - Govt Stresses on Vaccination, COVID-Appropriate Behaviour, Responsible Travel as Festive Season Nears
The Summit is being co-hosted by the Health Ministry, World Health Organisation (WHO) South East Asia Regional Office and Stop TB Partnership. Also Read - Niti Aayog Launches 'Shoonya' Program to Promote Zero-Pollution Delivery Vehicles
The Prime Minister will also launch Tuberculosis Free India Campaign, which will take the activities of National Strategic Plan- NSP for TB elimination forward in Mission mode. Also Read - India's Vaccine Coverage Passes 75 Crore Milestone; WHO Hails Feat, Says 'Unprecedented Pace'
With the funding of over 12,000 crore rupees over the next three years, the motto of the NSP is to ensure every TB patient has access to quality diagnosis, treatment, and support.
The Prime Minister’s vision to end TB by 2025, five years ahead of the Sustainable Development Goals has galvanized the efforts of the Revised National Tuberculosis Program, which has treated over two crore patients since its inception in 1997. (ANI)
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