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Top industry leaders to adopt 10 pc of TB patients enrolled under Ni -Kashay 2.0

September 16, 2022by admin

The aim is to ensure quality care, nutrition, medical services, technology and diagnostic support and mitigate the high burden of costs borne by patients and their families, NATHEALTH President Dr Shravan Subramanyam said.The discussion with the minister focused on mobilising thousands of individuals from the sector to register as Ni-KShay Mitras on the digital platform for community support, identifying mechanisms to deliver medicines and food baskets to beneficiaries and developing the IEC materials to raise awareness among beneficiaries, the statement said.Under the National Tuberculosis Elimination Programme NTEP, India is targetting to eliminate TB from the country by 2025.

Healthcare industry body NATHEALTH on Friday said around 50 leaders from the sector have committed to adopting nearly 10 per cent of TB patients enrolled under the government’s Ni-Kshay Mitra 2.0 initiative to eliminate the disease from the country by 2025.

A delegation of NATHEALTH member organisations comprising around 50 industry leaders met Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare and Chemicals & Fertilisers Mansukh Mandaviya to discuss ways to mobilise private healthcare sector for Ni-Kshay 2.0 and work towards government’s end-TB goal 2025, NATHEALTH said in a statement.

 

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