Thane among top 10 in Maharashtra in TB care, states report

  • | Monday | 25th March, 2019

So far, we have provided around Rs 33 lakh benefits to patients suffering from TB and will be giving out to more patients. We have increased our focus even there so that the percentage of success rate increases,” added Dr Taori. Our success rate has been around 86 per cent and we are hoping that it will increase as we are lagging behind when it comes to online updates. Also, as it becomes difficult to keep a tab on patients who have migrated. Also, we have screened around 74 per cent patients for HIV,” said Dr Khushbu Taori, TB officer, TMC.Officials of the health department added that the report is based on details provided by each city on the government’s online portal Nikshay, which keeps track of TB patients in the country.“We are hoping to increase our ranking as we still have to update more details of the patients and owing to technical errors we were unable to do so.

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