Acta Scientific Microbiology (ISSN: 2581-3226)

Review Article Volume 5 Issue 1

Regulation of the Hurdles in Addition to the Obstacles Associated With the Eradication of Drug Resistant Tuberculosis Epidemic in India - Stress on the: National Tuberculosis Elimination Programme

Kulvinder Kochar Kaur1*, Gautam Allahbadia2 and Mandeep Singh3

1Scientific Director, Dr Kulvinder Kaur Centre for Human Reproduction, Jalandhar, Punjab, India
2Scientific Director, Rotunda-A Centre for Human Reproduction, Mumbai, India
3Consultant Neurologist, Swami Satyan and Hospital, Jalandhar, Punjab, India

*Corresponding Author: Kulvinder Kochar Kaur, Scientific Director, Dr Kulvinder Kaur Centre for Human Reproduction, Jalandhar, Punjab, India.

Received: November 22, 2021; Published: December 31, 2021


India possesses a greater tuberculosis (TB) load in contrast to any other country, that accounts for a calculated 25% of the global load. Drug resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB) is a biggest public health difficulty in India. Massive alterations In the drug regimens is the requirements, for patients with DR-TB, that are mostly correlated with poor sticking to the treatment in addition to less than optimal treatment results in contrast to the drug sensitive tuberculosis. This hurdle of tackling DR-TB is key with regards to India, since India aids In greater than27% of global DR-TB patients. In the last few decades India has, become energetic with its fight against tuberculosis, with an execution of a revised National Strategic Plan (NSP) with the aim of eradication of TB by 2025. Nevertheless, for accomplishment of this aspiring objective, the requirement for India is to take a multistep strategy with regards to the DR-TB management. Inspite of consistent actions done via the National Tuberculosis Elimination Programme, considerable hurdles are faced by India in the context of DR-TB –care, specifically in peripheral, apart from resource restricted endemic areas. Here certain biggest short comings that are correlated with the escalation of the DR-TB epidemic in India as well as their influence.


Keywords: Tuberculosis; Epidemic; India; DR-TB; Diagnostics; MDR-TB Management


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Citation: Kulvinder Kochar Kaur., et al. “Regulation of the Hurdles in Addition to the Obstacles Associated With the Eradication of Drug Resistant Tuberculosis Epidemic in India - Stress on the: National Tuberculosis Elimination Programme". Acta Scientific Microbiology 5.1 (2022): 107-115.


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