Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram (RBSK)

News: The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has launched a scheme for universal screening of children below 18 years for leprosy and tuberculosis (TB). It is a part of the Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram (RBSK) Facts: About Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram (RBSK) It was launched in 2013 under the National Health Mission. It is… Continue reading Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram (RBSK)

NGOs call for funds to eliminate tuberculosis

NGOs working towards eliminating tuberculosis have appealed to the Indian government to ensure adequate funding and effective implementation of the National Strategic Plan to End TB. This was done at the a preparatory meeting before the Global Fund’s Sixth Replenishment. The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (or Global Fund/ GFATM), is an… Continue reading NGOs call for funds to eliminate tuberculosis