TB Control Program

The Punjab having population of 97 Million which is 56% of the total population of Pakistan. Contributes 63% of the total TB case load of the country. ΒΌ of the total disease burden of EMRO region is borne by Punjab.

Our goal is to reduce TB infection by 50% the prevalence of TB in the general population by 2025 in comparison to 2012.

To increase the number of annual notified TB cases from 194,628 in 2014 to at least 217,570 annual notified TB cases by 2018 while maintaining the treatment success rate at 85%. To reduce, by at least 5% per year by 2018, the prevalence of DR-TB among TB patients. Strengthen programmatic and operational management capacity of the TB Control Program while enhancing public sector support for TB control by 2018.