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Dr. Nita Jha

Program lead, Universal Access to TB Care Initiative, World Health Partners

Dr. Nita Jha is a public health professional at World Health Partners and has more than 15 years of experience in this field. She earned her MD in obstetrics and gynecology from Darbhanga Medical College, Bihar, and fellowship from the Indian College of Maternal and Child Health. Nita has worked extensively in public health, especially family planning, with emphasis on new technologies, demedicalizing clinical services, and setting up norms and standards for social franchising. Prior to joining World Health Partners, she worked as general manager at Janani, a nonprofit organization providing family planning and comprehensive abortion care services, where she headed the Reproductive Health Project with major focus on family planning and abortion care services.

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How Access to Tuberculosis Care Helps a Family in Patna, Bihar

Hundreds of thousands of TB patients in India ignore their symptoms, often until it is too late.