Tuberculosis is number one infectious killer disease globally and also in India. Himachal Pradesh government launched Mukhya Mantri Kshay Rog Nivaran Yojna (MMKRNY) on 24th March 2018 with an aim to meet the targets of ending Tuberculosis ahead of timelines set by Government of India. To accerlate the process of ending TB, there was an additional budgetary requirement over and above RNTCP.
MMKRNY focusses on preventive, investigative and curative measures. TB elimination committees notified at state and district level. Panchayati Raj Department and Ayurveda Department were formally engaged. Sensitization Programmes conducted for PRI members, forum for TB free Gram Panchayats constituted; intensive active TB case finding campaign conducted. Orientation training Programmes conducted for MOs and pharmacists in Department of Ayurveda. Diagnostic services expanded; five CBNAAT machines procured. CMEs for private practitioners and chemists organised. TB Mukt Himachal APP developed.
Total 5527 PRIs from 3301 gram panchayats across the State were sensitized under MMKRNY. This scheme generated mass awareness among different stakeholders to go TB free. Near 500 new TB cases detected in the 1st round of TB Mukt Himachal Abhiyan and put on treatment. State registered highest Annualized TB case notification rate in India in 2018. Total 396 Private practitioners and 930 chemists has been sensitized. 61% increase in TB case notification from private sector reported in 2018. Total 692 Ayurveda Medical Officers and 1027 Ayurveda Pharmacists has been trained under the scheme. Contribution of Ayurveda department in case finding and patient management is increasing. Expanded CBNAAT facilities resulted 72% Universal DST.
This scheme can be scaled up in all states as a State’s initiative
Rs. 2 Crore/annum
Last Modified : 6/12/2021