World Tuberculosis Day raises awareness about deadliest infectious disease
World Tuberculosis Day raises awareness about deadliest infectious disease
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24 March, 2018, 14:18
"At the recent Delhi End TB Summit, I spoke more about the subject", he said in another tweet attaching a news report of about his speech on TB on March 13.
World Tuberculosis Day observed on Saturday; the day is observed to raise public awareness to fight the global TB epidemic; President Ramnath Kovind calls upon all stakeholders to join hands in eliminating the disease by 2025.
The theme of the year is "Wanted: Leaders for a TB-free world".
"Now is the time to make commitments become actions, we need increased and sustained financing", Mr. Tedros spelled out, calling World Tuberculosis Day an opportunity "to mobilize political and social commitment for accelerated progress to end TB".
TB is one of the top 10 causes of death in the world.
In the year 2016, over 1 million children were diagnosed with TB and 250,000 children died of the disease.
Today TB is a disease of poverty and inequality, disproportionately impacting low- and middle-income countries and the most marginalized and vulnerable people within communities. Over 95 per cent of cases and deaths are recorded from developing countries.
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The Revised National TB Control Programme Nagaland has meanwhile appealed to all private health care establishments, private practitioners, pharmacies, druggists etc to extend their support to the initiatives that are being undertaken so that every TB patient not only receives the due treatment and facilities wherever the patient wishes to, but that every patient is notified.
Now, as a result of the research to date which shows numerous drugs used to help fight TB in Myanmar are ineffective, new drugs to treat critically ill TB patients are increasingly available with the strong support of the Myanmar Government.
TB is treatable and curable, with the right support and appropriate, daily medications. Further, numerous most effective programs provide care in the community (avoiding or with less time in hospitals), focus on building a system of care and support within people's communities, and treat TB patients as people to be supported rather than public health threats to be shunned. According to Mayo Clinic, it is mainly caused by a bacteria that can spread between people through microscopic droplets released into the air.
Nigeria ranks 4th in global TB infections and the highest in Africa.
The symptoms of TB include cough, fever, night sweats and weight loss. "A TB-free world is a wonderful service to humanity", PM Modi tweeted. There were 4,268 persons living with HIV at the end of 2016, and there are 225-250 new HIV cases every year. He urged members of the public to work together to combat TB. Fortunately, a large majority of the infected people have latent infection, which means they are not yet ill with the disease and can not transmit the disease. The complete course of TB treatment is minimum 6 months. We have been battling TB for more than 30 years, and are one of the biggest non-governmental treatment providers in the world.
Scientific estimates suggest India has almost 28 lakh TB patients, out of which only 18 lakhs are accounted for either in the government programme or as known private sector cases.
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