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India looking to eliminate Tuberculosis by 2025: Union Health Minister J P Nadda

Union Health Minister J P Nadda said the central government has set a target to establish government or private medical colleges in each district of the country.

February 25, 2018 / 11:24 AM IST
India's Health Minister J.P. Nadda speaks to the media at his office in New Delhi January 14, 2015. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: HEALTH POLITICS) - RTR4LE7B

India's Health Minister J.P. Nadda speaks to the media at his office in New Delhi January 14, 2015. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: HEALTH POLITICS) - RTR4LE7B

Union Health Minister J P Nadda today said while other countries have set a target to eliminate Tuberculosis by 2030, India was looking forward to eradicating the disease by 2025.

Nadda was speaking at a national conference of the National Medicos Organization organised here today, according to an official release.

He said the central government has set a target to establish government or private medical colleges in each district of the country.

On the occasion, Haryana Finance Minister Abhimanyu said the current government has given a new direction to the medical sector. PTI CHS GVS GVS .
PTI
first published: Feb 25, 2018 11:20 am

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