Going by the defiance of the ancient disease despite advancements in medical science, the bacteria may persist in several Indians even beyond 2025 - the deadline set by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to eradicate tuberculosis from the country.
"In the spirit of this year's World TB Day theme of "Wanted: Leaders for a TB-free world", I urge citizens and organisations to take the lead in the movement to end TB".
"Other factors that have contributed to this large TB disease burden include poverty and social deprivation that has led to a mushrooming of peri-urban slums, congestion in prisons and limited access to general health care services", the agency says. It focuses on eliminating TB through concerted efforts by all quarters - not just the legislators and government agencies, but also those who are infected by TB. At that time the deadly disease had nearly the full Europe and America under its suffering.
The disease kills an estimated 1.8 million people globally every year, with six countries accounting for almost two-thirds of the cases: India, Indonesia, China, Nigeria, Pakistan and South Africa. In case of failure, the concerned person might be punished with a jail term of six months to two years under the provisions of Sections 269 (negligent act likely to spread infection of disease unsafe to life) and 270 (malignant act likely to spread infection of disease risky to life) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). Of the 10.4 million people who caught the disease previous year, too few have been properly diagnosed or treated.
"One of the biggest barriers to recovery from TB is medication adherence", Bill Thies, senior Researcher at the Microsoft Researcher India, said in a statement. Around 95% cases are from the developing countries.
The common symptoms of TB are: a cough for three weeks or longer; weight loss; loss of appetite; high temperature or fever; night sweats; extreme tiredness or lack of energy. The battle against TB is one of the most expensive one.
From the number of cases of TB findings, as many as 300 thousand cases have not been reported and recorded perfectly, making it hard to know the TB patients with the type of disease and completeness of treatment. TB bacterium is spread through the air i.e when people infected with TB, cough, sneeze or spit, they propel the TB germs into the air which ultimately infects other people in the surrounding areas. There is an increase in MDR TB patients in last few years. This is done by firstly finding the adults who have TB.
Seven countries account for 64% of the total, with India leading the count, followed by Indonesia, China, Philippines, Pakistan, Nigeria, and South Africa.
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The initiatives of the National Tuberculosis Program and the Ministry of Health are being carried out with support from a Global Fund for 2016-2018 which aids in strengthening the National Tuberculosis Program's response to the TB epidemic in Belize.
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