REVISED NATIONAL TUBERCULOSIS CONTROL PROGRAMME (RNTCP)
Tuberculosis is a major health problem in India caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis. One sputum positive patient can infect 10-15 persons in a year, if left untreated. Every day, more than 1000 persons die from TB in India, 4 lakh per year, 2 persons every 3 minutes. To fight with TB, The Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme (RNTCP), based on the internationally recommended DOTS strategy. Tb Diagnostic facilites and treatment facilities both for adult and Pediatric cases are provided absolutely free of cost in all the Govt. hospitals & Govt. Medical Colleges of Haryana as per RNTCP guidelines.
To decrease mortality and morbidity due to TB and stop transmission of infection until TB ceases to be a major Public health problem in India
To ensure universal access to quality assured diagnosis and treatment for all TB cases in the Community.