Many TB cases receive treatment at the private sector. Those cases are not reported to anywhere so we have no idea about their numbers/estimates. The public-private mix (PPM) schemes have been initiated to imrprove involvment of the private doctors in the National TB Program (RNTCP) of
HIV is a very powerful enhancer of TB epidemic that has been already experienced in Sub-Saharan Africa where as high as 40% of the country's population is infected by HIV. High load of HIV can easily trigger TB in a country with equally high TB burden.
On the other hand, TB is a bigger threat in a country where more than 40% of the total population (1.2 billion) is estimated to be infected by TB. The key driving forces of TB in