Hundreds of thousands of TB patients in India ignore their symptoms, often until it is too late.
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, where she headed the Reproductive Health Project.