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WHO TB Global Report?
The 2022 Global TB Report, released today by the WHO, shows an estimated 10.6 million people fell ill with TB in 2021, an increase of 4.5% from 2020 and the first time in nearly two decades that the number of people sickened by the respiratory disease globally has increased.
WHO report on tuberculosis in India?
The WHO has also acknowledged the Health Ministry’s position on this and noted in the Report that “estimates of TB incidence and mortality in India for 2000–2021 are interim and subject to finalization, in consultation with India’s Ministry of Health & Family Welfare”.
When did WHO declare TB a global emergency?
Abstract. The treatment of tuberculosis is cheap and highly effective, yet worldwide the disease remains a serious cause of illness and death; so serious as to have been declared a ‘global emergency’ in 1993. It is principally a disease of poverty, with 95% of cases and 98% of deaths occurring in developing countries.
What is the global TB incidence?
A total of 1.6 million people died from TB in 2021 (including 187 000 people with HIV). Worldwide, TB is the 13th leading cause of death and the second leading infectious killer after COVID-19 (above HIV/AIDS). In 2021, an estimated 10.6 million people fell ill with tuberculosis(TB) worldwide.
WHO releases global TB Report 2022?
The WHO released the Global TB Report 2022 on October 27, 2022. The Report notes the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the diagnosis, treatment and burden of disease for TB all over the world.
WHO published first report on global burden of disease in?
The World Health Organization collaborated in the first Global Burden of Disease Study (GBD), published in the 1993 World Development Report. This paper summarizes the substantial methodological improvements and expanding scope of GBD work carried out by WHO over the next 25 years.
What is Nikshay Mitra?
Kargil, Nov 21, 2022: Chairman/CEC, LAHDC, Kargil, Feroz Ahmed Khan today launched Nikshay Mitra, a Community Support initiative for TB Patients under Pradhan Mantri TB Mukt Bharat Abhiyaan at Conference Hall Kargil.
What is Nikshay in TB?
NI-KSHAY-(Ni=End, Kshay=TB) is the web enabled patient management system for TB control under the National Tuberculosis Elimination Programme (NTEP).
WHO launched Nikshay Poshan Yojana?
The NPY was launched in 2018 by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. It aims to support every Tuberculosis (TB) Patient by providing a Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) of Rs 500 per month for nutritional needs.
Which Organisation released the Global TB Report?
Global tuberculosis report 2022 Each year, the WHO Global TB Report provides a comprehensive and up-to-date assessment of the TB epidemic, and of progress in prevention, diagnosis and treatment of the disease, at global, regional and country levels. This is done in the context of global…