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India looking to eliminate Tuberculosis by 2025: JP Nadda

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

Reported by: PTI, Sonipat [ Published on: February 24, 2018 23:32 IST ]
File pic of JP Nadda
File pic of JP Nadda

Union Health Minister JP 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.

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