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Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched various initiatives including the TB-Mukt Panchayat initiative on Friday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday that with 'One World TB Summit', India is fulfilling another resolution of "Global Good". He was speaking at the One World TB Summit being held at Rudrakash Convention Centre in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, on Friday.
PM Modi lauded the new initiative of TB Mukt Panchayat. He also announced that the government is launching a initiative under which the patient needs to take the medicine once a week. "Earlier, patients had to take medicine everyday," he said.
PM Narendra Modi said, "2030 is the global target to eradicate TB, but India is now working on the target of ending TB by the year 2025." He added, "India’s local approach against TB has global potential. 80 percent of TB medicines are manufactured in India which exhibits the talent and capability of our pharma which is working for the global good."