The Purpose of this project is to treat 2500 Tuberculosis patients annually in more than 200 disadvantaged areas in Delhi. The project will educate a population of 1.2 million about the prevention, treatment and control of TB by varies awareness tools.
10 people die every day in Delhi of tuberculosis, a curable disease, exposing a huge healthcare deficit in the national capital. Nearly 47 per cent of the deaths are of people in the productive age group of 15 to 44 years, This data, an average of TB deaths in 2016 and 2017, was accessed by NIPIC through RTI applications in all municipal and state government-run hospitals. "The actual number of deaths due to TB in Delhi could be much higher. Our data is based on deaths reported by hospitals.
The Purpose of this project is to treat 2500 tuberculosis patients annually in more than 200 disadvantaged areas in Delhi . The project will also educate a population of 1.2 million about the prevention, treatment and control of tuberculosis. After proper training, several members of the slum community will actually be offered paid positions at the centers; this is an especially valuable opportunity in such poverty stricken territories.
Education about TB will be provided to 1.2 million disadvantaged persons in Delhi. Treatment will be provided to 2500 TB patients Stop the spread of infection to 42,000 persons Training and job opportunities will be offered to persons belonging to disadvantaged areas
New Delhi, Delhi - India
Project Leader: TS Dagar
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