44,900 deaths due to TB between January and May this year, State Health Minister told the figures in Rajya Sabha

This year (2023) there were 44800 deaths from TB between January and May. During this period more than 10.3 lakh cases of TB were reported. Minister of State for Health Bharti Praveen Pawar told the Rajya Sabha in a written reply to a question on Tuesday. At the same time, in 2023, states and union territories have given information about 7107 organ transplants.

Aug 2, 2023 - 09:15
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44,900 deaths due to TB between January and May this year, State Health Minister told the figures in Rajya Sabha

There were 44,800 TB deaths between January and May this year. During this period more than 10.3 lakh cases of TB were reported. Minister of State for Health Bharti Praveen Pawar told the Rajya Sabha in a written reply on Tuesday that the government has implemented the National TB Elimination Program (NTEP) with a target of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) related to TB by 2025.
Increase in organ transplants after Corona According to the statistics of the National Organ and Tissue Transplant Organization, there has been an increase in organ transplants after Corona. States and Union Territories have reported 7,107 organ transplants so far in 2023.
Minister of State for Health SP Singh Baghel said in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha that organ transplants in 2022 reached 16,041, which was 31 percent more than in 2021.
Over 14.17 crore tele-consultations given under e-Sanjeevani Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Tuesday said that under the e-health initiative e-Sanjeevani, over 14.17 crore tele-consultations have been done from April 2021 till July 26 this year. Consultations have been given. Responding to a question, Mandaviya said in the Rajya Sabha that the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has developed a telemedicine app e-Sanjeevani, in which doctors can consult other doctors. Along with this, the patient can also take advice from the doctor. This app was launched in April 2021.

Muskan Kumawat Journalist & Writer