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11 Districts of the State Awarded for Reducing TB Cases
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According to the information given by Madhya Pradesh Public Relations Department on 24 March 2023, 11 districts of the state got awarded at One World T.B. summit in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh due to reduction in cases of T.B.
- In these 11 districts of the state, Dhar, Mandsaur and Neemuch districts were awarded gold medals for achieving the target of reducing TB by more than 60 percent, Shajapur, Betul, Indore and Dewas districts were awarded, T.B. Silver medals were awarded for reducing cases by 40 percent and Narsinghpur, Morena, Hoshangabad and Mandla districts were awarded bronze medals for reducing cases by 20 percent.
- It is noteworthy that for the year 2022-23, 30 districts from the state were nominated.
- It is known that the Central Government has set a target of eradicating tuberculosis by the year 2025 and considering the year 2015 as the base year, T.B. the process of certification has been started to reward the States and Union Territories with certificates, medals and incentives in various categories, which have brought about a commendable reduction in the number of cases.
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