India committed to eliminating lymphatic filariasis by 2027: Mandaviya

 Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Thursday said India is committed to eliminating lymphatic filariasis (LF) by 2027, three years ahead of the global target through a mission mode, multi-partner, and multi-sector targeted drive.

In his address after inaugurating the second phase of the Annual Nationwide Mass Drug Administration (MDA) initiative, here, in presence of Ministers of State for Health and Family Welfare Bharti Pravin Pawar and SP Singh Baghel, he said that they will be able to eliminate this disease from the country through ‘jan bhagidaari’ (people’s participation).

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