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‘TB Harega Desh Jeetega’ Campaign

Current context: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has launched 'TB HAREGA DESH JEETEGA' campaign on 25th September 2019 in New Delhi.
 ‘TB Harega Desh Jeetega’ Campaign
  • The campaign has three strong pillars that include public health component, clinical approach, and active community participation.
  • It aims to improve and expand the reach of TB care services across the country, by 2022.
  • India is committed to eradicating TB before 2025.
  • The minister also launched the National TB Prevalence Survey in which 25 vans will carry out TB survey across the country in 6 months.
  • The ministry also released the TB India Report (2019) and an all-oral regimen kit (which does not include painful injections) for multi-drug resistant TB patients.
  • A partnership with the World Bank was announced which is providing a $400 million credit for accelerating TB response in 9 states through private sector engagement and other critical interventions.

Question: 

Q.1 The 'TB HAREGA DESH JEETEGA' campaign is launched by which Ministry?
a. Ministry of Science & Technology
b. Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs
c. Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
d. Ministry of Women and Child Development
‘TB Harega Desh Jeetega’ Campaign  ‘TB Harega Desh Jeetega’ Campaign Reviewed by Neha Verma on September 26, 2019 Rating: 5

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