India developed own mechanism for estimating TB burden: Union Health Minister Dr Mansukh Mandaviya

NEW DELHI: Union Health minister Dr Mansukh Mandaviya said on Thursday, May 25, that India has developed its own mechanism for estimating its TB burden. Addressing the 76th World Health Assembly in Geneva, Dr Mandaviya said, “India is the only country in the world to have developed its own mechanism for estimating its TB burden.” […]

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India’s vaccine drive saved 3.4 million lives, prevented a loss of US$ 18.3 billion: Stanford report

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