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  • MoU signed to eradicate TB by 2025

    Published on July 19, 2019

    Union Health Ministry has signed an MoU with Ministries of Ayush, Defence and Railways to strengthen the efforts towards a TB-Free India by 2025.

    Around 28 lakh people contract the disease every year in the country and four lakh people die every year. Speaking on the occasion, Health and Family Welfare Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan said, TB will be completely eradicated from the country in the same way polio was.