“Globally, TB is the greatest single infectious cause of death in young women; while fewer women than men are diagnosed with TB, a greater percentage of women die of it and the stigma attached to having TB falls far more heavily on women,”
I assured that Pakistan will take all possible measures and utilize available resources to implement the declaration issued at the United Nations’ High Level Meeting on Tuberculosis Control in order to end TB in Pakistan by 2030, and in this context, called for a multi-sectoral framework for the control of Tuberculosis right till the grassroots level in all provinces with the support of the District Administrations. I thanked The Global Fund, WHO, and all other health development partners for their support to the provincial TB control programmes and requested all related sectors to join hands in a serious effort to end TB through the newly-devised strategic plan.
The PTI government is engaged in across-the-board intrinsic action to make governmental organisations publicly accountable for their actions in planning and prioritizing pragmatic public health policies that facilitate the attainment of universal health coverage and prevent the further spread of TB. TB and HIV together in light of the human rights’ dimension, and looked forward to actively working in tandem with the Ministry of Human Rights. In Shaa Allah