Published ahead of World TB Day (24 March 2019), The Lancet Commission on Tuberculosis estimates that there are significant financial benefits of reducing TB mortality.
GN Bureau | March 22, 2019
Published ahead of World TB Day (24 March 2019), The Lancet Commission on Tuberculosis estimates that there are significant financial benefits of reducing TB mortality. With the country shouldering one-fourth of the global burden and a predominant number of patients accessing care in the private sector, the Lancet Commission’s report says that the country can save 8 million lives over the next 30 years by providing subsidized tests and supporting patients to complete tuberculosis treatment.
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