Towards Elimination of TB Program (WB-P167523)

  • India
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  • World Bank (WB)
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Mar 29, 2019
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Government of India
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 400.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 4,109.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Jan 17, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Sep 25, 2018

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Project Description

According to the bank document, the project objective is to improve the coverage and quality of Tuberculosis control interventions in the public and private sectors of India.

The four result areas are:

Result Area 1: Scaling-up Private Sector Engagement: The aim of The Government of India (GOI)’s efforts to scale up private sector engagement is to ensure timely diagnosis, notification and effective management of tuberculosis (TB) among patients in line with Indian Standards of TB Care.

Result Area 2: Rolling out TB Patient Management and Support Interventions: TB control outcomes depend on boththe extent to which patients seek care early and treatment adherence and completion. It is for this purpose that the GOI is rolling out TB patient support as one of its TB elimination strategic interventions.

Result Area 3: Innovations in Surveillance, Diagnostics and Treatment of Drug-Resistant TB: The aim is to scale-up drug-resistant TB interventions in India as a result of the continued complex and costly drug-resistant TB problem.

Result Area 4: Strengthening Management Capacity and Information Systems: The aim is to support RNCTP’s integrated information management system called Nikshay, which has functionalities that support TB patient management, drugs, and inventory management, DBT for providers and patients, and public finance management."

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)

Government US$ 3,330 million
Multilateral and Bilateral Financing (Concessional) US$ 279 million

Contact Information

World Bank
Name: Ronald Upenyu Mutasa
Designation: Senior Health Specialist
Role: Team Leader(ADM Responsible)
Telephone No: 5220+87454 /

Contact: Bandana Preyashi
Title: Director (MI)
Telephone No: 911123092345

Implementing Agencies
Implementing Agency: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
Contact: Dr. Kuldeep Singh Sachdeva
Title: Deputy Director General, Head, CTD
Telephone No: 9111-23063226
Contact: Dr. Sanjay Kumar Mattoo
Title: Joint Director & Sr. Chief Medical Officer
Telephone No: 911123061428


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