Last week, Administrator Samantha Power concluded a successful visit to India. The trip focused on advancing the U.S.-India strategic partnership and reinforcing India's role as a critical global development leader. Our partnership is essential to addressing urgent global challenges, including food insecurity, the climate crisis, and the COVID-19 pandemic.
With an estimated 2.7 million infection cases in 2019, India has the highest burden of tuberculosis in the world. The numbers are worse for people residing in tribal areas of India -- five times higher than the non-tribal population.