In this video, Dr. K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India and Group Editor in Chief MEDtalks, talks about MDR TB as a public health emergency. He says that it is a medical emergency. The primary MDR nation-wide is 2% and in Mumbai and nearby areas, it is more than 10%. In such scenario, health care workers and doctors are at risk. Dr. Aggarwal will explain the primary MDR TB. He will also discuss that Indian Medical Association is taking up the project to eradicate TB.
Recipient of Padma Shri, Vishwa Hindi Samman, National Science Communication Award and Dr B C Roy National Award, Dr Aggarwal is a physician, cardiologist, spiritual writer and motivational speaker. He was the Past President of the Indian Medical Association and President of Heart Care Foundation of India. He was also the Editor in Chief of the IJCP Group, Medtalks and eMediNexus