USAID Fact Sheet Outlines U.S. Government Support For TB Programs In India

USAID: Ending TB in India: U.S.-India Partnership
“…Working with the government of India and Indian partners, the U.S. government has invested close to $100 million to prevent and control TB in India, and has helped to treat over 15 million people over the last 18 years. The progress is real. Millions of lives have been saved, and we have seen dramatic improvements in diagnosis and care. But the challenge to end TB in India remains. Despite a strong national TB control program, TB continues to be a leading cause of death in India. The U.S. will remain a sustained, committed partner, supporting India along the path toward ending TB…” (11/18).