Experts Laud India PM’s Plan To Eradicate TB By 2025 But Say More Must Be Done Worldwide To Reduce Disease’s Burden
HuffPost: India’s Prime Minister Pledges Massive Push To Fight World’s Top Infectious Killer
“India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the country’s plan to eradicate tuberculosis by 2025, a bold move that global health experts hailed as game-changing in the fight against tuberculosis. The goal is a starkly ambitious one, striving to eliminate the scourge five years before already bold World Health Organization goals. … Health experts applauded Modi’s leadership in taking ownership of the country’s disease burden but stressed it was the first step in what should be a worldwide endeavor…” (Weber, 3/14).