USAID Announces New $1M Effort To Address Stigma Surrounding TB In India
USAID: U.S. Support for Ending Tuberculosis Epidemic in India
On Wednesday, “USAID [announced] a new $1 million effort to bring greater awareness to TB’s stigma — which disproportionately affects women — to support Prime Minister Modi’s ultimate goal of securing a TB-free India by 2025. … USAID has supported the TB program of the Government of India (GOI) since 1998, and has invested more than $140 million to strengthen the capacity of national, state, and district-level TB programs. USAID has also introduced new tools and approaches to reach, cure, and prevent TB in India successfully…” (11/29).