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Funding Shortage Hurting Indian Government’s TB Program, Leaked Report Says

Reuters: Funding crunch affects India’s fight against TB: report
“India’s program to fight tuberculosis is in disarray due to a shortage of funds and the government has failed to meet annual targets to control spread of the nation’s most fatal infectious illness, a leaked assessment report said. … The draft is not in the public domain but was leaked on the Internet by health activists late on Wednesday. Reuters could not verify its authenticity…” (Kalra, 7/9).

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