Indian-origin physicians to partner with USAID to fight TB
Mumbai: The American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) announced a partnership with United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to end tuberculosis (TB) in India.
The AAPI signed a Memorandum of Understanding in this regard with USAID in New Delhi a few days ago, its functionaries said in a press conference here today.
Xerses Sidhwa, Director of Health, USAID-India, said, "We have been supporting the TB program of the Government of India for two decades now. With our collaboration with AAPI, we continue our assistance to the government to plan and implement evidence-based interventions to reach a TB-Free India."
The AAPI said that it would organise a Global Healthcare Summit along with Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in Mumbai between December 28-30 this year.