Ø World Tuberculosis Day is observed annually on 24th March .
Ø This day is observed to create awareness about the global epidemic of Tuberculosis(TB).
Ø Theme of this year is “The Clock is Ticking”
Ø India has set an ambitious goal to achieve “End Tuberculosis” by reducing the incidence of new TB cases by 80% by 2025.
Ø Ending the TB by 2030 is the health targets of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
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