World Tuberculosis Day Marked

World Tuberculosis Day was marked here today with the theme ‘Wanted: leaders for a TB-free world’. “It is an effort to end TB,” said Dr Kedar Narsingh KC, director at National Tuberculosis Center. To meet the Sustainable Development Goals, Nepal has to eradicate TB by 2030, however, increasing cases of multi-drug resistant TB have turned…

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Annual review of NTP by Dr. Chen

The annual review of the National Tuberculosis Programme (NTP) took place from 3-13 September 2017 to review the performance of Nepal NTP. Strengths in the fight against tuberculosis (TB) in Nepal are noted: The National Strategic Plan (NSP) for TB Prevention, Care and Control 2016/17-2020/21 has been endorsed by Ministry of Health. The Government of…

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