Increased Political Commitment, Attention To TB Bolstering Control Efforts In India

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s “Impatient Optimists”: How India is moving the needle on TB
Puneet Dewan, senior program officer for tuberculosis in the Gates Foundation’s India office, discusses TB efforts in India, writing, “The increased public attention, political commitment, and innovative solutions are generating much optimism and momentum around controlling TB in India. It’s increasingly possible that the bold vision and promises being made may finally get the support needed to make them real. This would be very good news for TB patients in India and also TB control globally” (1/8).

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