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Private doctors to notify TB patients to health department or be ready to face action
Vicky Pathare ,  10 January 2019
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The Government aims to eradicate tuberculosis (TB) by 2025 according to the national strategic plan. However, non-cooperation by private doctors in notifying TB patients treated by them poses a major challenge. The Maharashtra state Public Health Department thus intends to start taking action against such private doctors who have failed to notify about TB patients treated by them.Official estimates suggest that more than half of all TB patients treated in India seek c
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