Thursday, April 8, 2021

World Tuberculosis Day vishva chah rog divas

❇️ 24 March

🫁 World Tuberculosis Day
      विश्व क्षय रोग दिवस

Theme 2021 : 'The Clock is Ticking'

Tuberculosis – Mycobacterium Tuberculosis

BCG, or Bacille Calmette-Guerin, is a vaccine for tuberculosis (TB) disease. 

🔸 To raise public awareness about the devastating health, social and economic consequences of TB, and to step up efforts to end the global TB epidemic. 

🔸March 24 holds a lot of significance, as it marks the day in 1882 when Dr Robert Koch had announced that he had discovered the bacterium that causes TB.

🔸Assam has launched a handbook on “TB Harega, Desh Jeetega!”

🔶India aims to end tuberculosis by 2025: Health Minister at UN

🔸 has developed a software to provide fast and accurate diagnosis of Tuberculosis.

🏢 Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Science & Technology, Earth Science  
▪️Harsh Vardhan 
▪️Chandni Chowk, Delhi


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