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Year : 2018  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 561-564

Analysis of tuberculosis case report in Hyderabad district of Telangana state

Department of Community Medicine, Apollo Institute of Medical Science and Research, Hyderabad, Telangana, India

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Dr. Snigdha Pattnaik
Department of Community Medicine, Apollo Institute of Medical Science and Research, Hyderabad, Telangana
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DOI: 10.4103/jfmpc.jfmpc_110_18

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Background: The estimated incidence of TB in India was approximately 28,00,000 as per the Global TB report 2017. This accounts for a quarter of the world's TB (Tb) cases. National strategic plan, is a programme which aims at the elimination of Tb by 2018. The programme is crafted in line with other health sector strategies and global efforts, such as the draft National Health Policy 2015, World Health Organization's (WHO) End TB Strategy and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations (UN). Key strategies under National Strategic plan: Private sector engagement, active case finding, drug resistant Tb case management, addressing social determinants including nutrition, robust surveillance system, community engagement and multisectoral approach. Methods: In March 2018, India Tb report was released by RNTCP. An analysis of the report is done in the research article, an attempt to take forward end Tb strategy. Result: According to The India Tb report, 85% of new TB cases were detected, nationwide, where as 90% of new cases were detected in Hyderabad, during the same time period. Tuberculosis (Tb) notification rate (per 100 000 population), in India is 138, where as in Hyderabad district of Telengana it is 100. Both Public and private sector Tb case notification rate, of Hyderabad district was less than that of India (90,10). 6% of Tb cases were paediatric cases both Hyderabad and Nationwide. HIV status was known in 66% cases, in India and 67% in Hyderabad district of Telengana.

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