WHO Stop TB Strategy 2015?

Ending TB is not just a public health problem, but a development challenge and opportunity. WHO’s post-2015 End TB Strategy, adopted by the World Health Assembly in 2014, aims to end the global TB epidemic as part of the newly adopted Sustainable Development Goals.

What is Stop TB program?

The Stop TB Strategy is designed to achieve the targets set for the period 2006–2015. World Health Assembly targets for. tuberculosis control. In 1991, a WHA resolution set “a global target of cure of 85% of sputum-positive patients un- der treatment and detection of 70% of cases by the year 2000”.

When was Stop TB Partnership formed?

The Stop TB Partnership was established in 2001 to eliminate tuberculosis as a public health problem. Its 1500 partner organizations include international, nongovernmental and governmental organizations and patient groups.

What is TB poster?

The Think TB poster encourages health care providers and patients to recognize the signs and symptoms of tuberculosis.

WHO implemented WHO to Stop TB?

The Stop TB Strategy, launched on World TB Day in 2006, is designed to meet the TB-related Millennium Development Goal (MDG) as well as the Stop TB Partnership targets set for 2015. The Stop TB Strategy underpins the Global Plan to Stop TB 2006–2015.

What is TB DOTS program in the Philippines?

The Lung Center of the Philippines TB DOTS Clinic caters to adult afflicted with TB since early 2000 and children with TB in 2007. It is the first public health facility engaged in implementing Programmatic Management for Drug resistant TB in 2005 as a satellite treatment center under the Green Light Committee.

Who is chairman of Stop TB Partnership Board?

Mansukh Mandaviya
Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Mansukh Mandaviya has taken over charge as the Chairperson of Stop TB Partnership Board. He has replaced Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Dr Harsh Vardhan as the chairman. India aims to end TB by 2025 while the UN aims to end TB by 2030.

Who has been appointed as the chairman of Stop TB Partnership Board?

Shri Mansukh Mandaviya
Harsh Vardhan. Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Shri Mansukh Mandaviya took over charge as the Chairperson of Stop TB Partnership Board today.

How TB is caused?

Tuberculosis (TB) is caused by a type of bacterium called Mycobacterium tuberculosis. It’s spread when a person with active TB disease in their lungs coughs or sneezes and someone else inhales the expelled droplets, which contain TB bacteria.

WHO TB policy?

WHO/Europe’s policy is to end tuberculosis (TB) in all European Member States by 2020 by achieving universal access to high-quality and timely prevention, diagnosis and treatment of all forms of TB.