"A target has been set to end TB globally by 2030".
Highlighting that most of TB's victims are poor, the PM said that the measures taken to eliminate TB will have a bearing on the lives of the poor. THE WEEK had reported that in the letter, the PM had asked CMs to "closely monitor key performance indicators such as case notification (including from private sector), treatment success rate", and "active case finding in tuberculosis".
Prime Minister Narendra Modi gestures during inauguration of the global business summit in New Delhi.
Noting that tuberculosis impacts lives, the economy and the future of a nation, the prime minister said the poor were the worst affected by the communicable disease and every step taken toward eradicating TB was directly connected to their lives.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's clarion call to achieve the Sustainable Development goal of ending TB by 2025, 5 years, before the deadline set by the UN.
He further said that front-line TB physicians and workers can make a major contribution in this direction. Steps have also been taken to see whether the TB under treatment is drug-resistant.
Taking a dig at the UPA government, the PM pointed out that though immunisation campaigns have been on in the country for the last 35 years, the target of complete immunisation had not been achieved till 2014. "Thus strengthening the spirit of cooperative federalism, I have personally written to the State governments to join in this mission", he said.
"Even the most hard of things can be achieved, but for that we need to fix a target".
"However, in the last 3 to 3.5 per years it has increased by 6 per cent and by the next year, we will achieve 90 per cent immunisation coverage", he said while citing the progress on Mission Indradhanush as an example of how "new approaches" could turn things around. He said, "The fact that several ministers from all states and concerned officers are present in the event here, indicate how we, as a Team India, are determined to eradicate TB from India".
The global summit has been organized by the World Health Organisation and the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
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