India Witnesses Reduction in Drug-Resistant TB Cases

India has scaled up the availability of molecular diagnostic facilities. This effort has resulted in an increased proportion of TB patients being screened for the presence of drug resistance. Under the National TB Elimination Programme (NTEP), there has also been a consistent and regular supply of Anti-TB drugs to all states and union territories (UTs) throughout the year.

Union Health Ministry Monitors H9N2 Outbreak in China

India is adopting a One Health approach to address public health issues comprehensively and integratively. The country has significantly strengthened its health infrastructure, particularly since the COVID-19 pandemic. Additionally, India’s surveillance and detection networks, under the Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme (IDSP), have gained valuable experience in managing challenging health situations during the COVID-19 pandemic.