PM Shri Narendra Modi inaugurates End-TB Summit in Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi.

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PM Shri Narendra Modi inaugurates End-TB Summit in Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi.

The Delhi End TB Summit 2018 is starting today and inaugurated by the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi.

As part of the summit, health ministers and programme heads from WHO South-East Asia Region will review accelerated efforts being made by countries since the adoption of Delhi Call to Action. The Regional Director, Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh, had announced ending TB as a flagship programme in the Region, at the Delhi Call to Action. Since then, countries in the Region have beefed up efforts to end TB. India, which had set a 2025 target, is matching it up with increased funding and efforts to proactively detect and treat patients. (WHO)

PM Shri Narendra Modi inaugurates End-TB Summit in Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi

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