Nagpur: IMA to approach private doctors asking them to notify TB cases

In a conference which took place in Nagpur on Wednesday, March 26 the Indian Medical Association stated that it has joined the initiative of the central government to help detected cases of TB in private hospitals. This is one significant step which will ensure that more TB cases will come forward which in turn will […]

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As India sees rise in new TB cases, private sector notifications lag in Maha

As India sees rise in new TB cases private sector notifications lag in Maharashtra

According to Nikshay portal, the national dashboard under the Revised National TB Control Programme (RNTCP), there has been 35% increase in private sector notification nationally– 5.40 lakhs in 2018 as compared to 3.98 lakhs in 2017. Maharashtra, however, recorded a dip of 0.81 %, with 69143 notifications in 2017 and 68539 notifications in 2018. The […]

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As India sees rise in new TB cases, private sector notifications lag in Maha

Mumbai: BMC to conduct door-to-door TB campaign in November

The door-to-door campaign will be held from November 12 to 24. The previous door-to-door campaign was in January, this year. From January 11 to 27. Health officers will visit the slum areas. Door-to-door check-ups will be conducted. Newly detected TB patients will be promptly treated. 297 teams of consisting of health workers have been formed. […]

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2,430 children under the age of 15 diagnosed with TB, informs Maha health min

Health Minister of Maharashtra, Dr Deepak Sawant, has informed the Maharashtra assembly on Monday, July 9. In a written reply to the star question asked by the legislatures, Maharashtra Health Minister Dr Deepak Sawant said, “If the adults in the family are suffering from TB, then the children in the family are likely to get […]

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