TB is identified as one of India’s major public health problems. Around 1.8 million people developed TB in India, according to the union Health Ministry’s India TB Report 2021. And over 0.4 million died due to TB in India in 2020, according to the World Health Organization. Globally, India accounted for 26 percent of the new cases and over 34 percent of the deaths due to TB.
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–Sanjana Brahmawar Mohan and Pavitra Mohan are pediatricians and co-founders of Basic Health Care Services, that provides low cost healthcare in rural, high migration areas of South Rajasthan.