Dr Mansukh Mandaviya Updates President on TB Eradication Efforts
Union Health Minister Dr Mansukh Mandaviya recently met with President Smt Draupadi Murmu to provide an update on the progress of the nationwide campaign, PM TB-Mukt Bharat. The campaign, aimed at eliminating tuberculosis (TB) from India, has been making significant strides under the leadership of the President.
Significant Progress Made in TB Eradication
During the meeting, Dr Mandaviya highlighted the significant progress made in the PM TB-Mukt Bharat campaign. The efforts have resulted in a considerable reduction in TB cases across the country. The minister expressed his gratitude to the President for her unwavering support and guidance in this crucial campaign.
Increased Awareness and Improved Healthcare Facilities
Dr Mandaviya emphasized the importance of creating awareness about tuberculosis and its prevention. The campaign has focused on educating the public about the symptoms, transmission, and treatment options available for TB. Additionally, efforts have been made to improve healthcare facilities, ensuring timely diagnosis and treatment for affected individuals.
Collaborative Approach and Community Engagement
The Health Minister also discussed the collaborative approach taken in tackling TB. Various stakeholders, including healthcare professionals, government agencies, and non-governmental organizations, have joined hands to combat this infectious disease. The campaign has encouraged community engagement and participation to enhance the reach and effectiveness of the initiatives.
Future Plans and Sustained Efforts
Dr Mandaviya shared the future plans of the campaign, which include strengthening the healthcare infrastructure, enhancing the capacity of healthcare workers, and implementing innovative strategies for TB prevention and control. The government remains committed to sustaining the momentum and achieving the goal of a TB-free India.