TB hotspots cannot be on blindspot, if we are to #endTB!
Bobby Ramakant, CNS (Citizen News Service)
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Tobacco endgame is critical 'cog in the wheel' for sustainable development
BOBBY RAMAKANT, CNS
There is no doubt that groundbreaking progress has been made in fight against tuberculosis (TB) in the past two decades, but it might be prudent to review if we are winning the fight in order to #endTB by 2030. Do we slip backwards when we fail to prevent every single transmission of new TB infection or when a new person becomes resistant to anti-TB drugs?
Later this month, health ministers of our governments will convene for World Health Assembly (WHA) to shape the agenda of the World Health Organization (WHO) as well as elect its new leader as Dr Margaret Chan's tenure as WHO Director-General comes to an end.
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Inter-sectoral and well-coordinated battle to #endTB is imperative to deliver on Agenda 2030