23-03-2021 : Timely identification and treatment of TB infection is mandatory – Governor

    Raj Bhavan Dehradun 23 March 2021
    In her message issued on the occasion of World Tuberculosis Day (TB), the Governor Mrs. Baby Rani Maurya said that timely identification and treatment of TB infection is mandatory to make India tuberculosis-free. We all have to be committed to freeing the society from tuberculosis. Our public and private health systems are playing an important role in this task. To control TB, access to quality screening and treatment is the need of the hour. According to the resolution of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, India will have to make coordinated efforts to achieve the goal of liberating the country from tuberculosis by 2025.

    Governor Smt. Maurya said that World Tuberculosis Day is celebrated all over the world with the aim of public awareness towards the health, economic and social side effects of TB disease. I thank all those people and organizations who are strengthening the TB-free campaign. TB disease is completely treatable, its timely identification is necessary.

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