World TB Day is commemorated on March 24 to raise public awareness about the devastating health, social and economic consequences of tuberculosis (TB) . According to reports, Tuberculosis is one of the top 10 causes of death in the world.
“Government of India is working in mission mode to make India TB-free. While the world has set a target of 2030 for TB elimition, we in India want to become TB-free by 2025!” Prime Minister rendra Modi.
“Today is #WorldTBDay my SandArt with message " Wanted! Leaders for a TB free World " , at Puri beach of Odisha.” Sand Artist Sudarsan Pattik.
Image: Sudarsan Pattik