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IPE Global Publications | August 17, 2020 IST

Best Practice Compendium: Innovative Approaches by Corporates to Eliminate TB by 2025

Tuberculosis (TB) — has been one of the topmost prolific killers of humankind through the ages. It is a highly contagious infection wherein a patient can infect 10-15 people every year when left untreated. In September 2018, the United Nations General Assembly convened the first-ever UN High-Level Meeting (UNHLM) on TB4 and a Political Declaration on the Fight Against TB5 was adopted and endorsed by world leaders that included ending the TB epidemic by 2030. The Indian Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi, has taken leadership in this fight and accorded a high priority for ending TB in India by 2025, five years ahead of the global target of ending the TB epidemic by 2030.

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