With one-fourth of the world's Tuberculosis cases and over 420,000 deaths due to TB per year, India has a formidable task ahead to eliminate the centuries-old epidemic.
More than 30 million women in India want to avoid pregnancy, but are not using modern family planning methods. Enabling couples and individuals to access family planning information and services is vital for safe motherhood, healthy families and prosperous communities.
India has almost halved maternal and child mortality over the past three decades, and aims to accelerate its progress through focused interventions in health systems, resourcing, information and innovation.
With 2.1 million people currently living with HIV, India is making an urgent effort to tackle the world's third largest HIV epidemic and meet the 90-90-90 goals.
Through flagship national programmes like the Rashtriya Kishor Swasthya Karyakram (RKSK), India is looking to secure better health and opportunities for its more than 240 million adolescents.
India is working to build a well-functioning health system that anchors and supports efforts to improve healthcare access, quality and affordability for all.
India recorded the second-highest number of confirmed COVID-19 cases at 8 million, creating an unprecedented need for strengthening health systems and initiating behaviour change.