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As per a Ministry of Health and Family Welfare press release, for the year 2018 the following has been achieved: 

  • In 2018 year, 5, 36,752 TB patients have been notified from private sector. There has been 40% increase in TB notification from private sector as compared to 2017.
  • 44,517 (8%) TB patients were given anti-TB drugs from the program.
  • As per State reports till 25.01.2019, 40% notified TB patients, 35% treatment supporters and 8% private practitioners have been paid incentives through DBT.

(PIB, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Feb. 5, 2019)

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