The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India-Coalition for AIDS and Related Diseases(CBCI-CARD) was established with the blessing of the standing committee of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India in 2009 in order to serve the people of India by improving their health status.

CBCI-CARD currently focuses on tuberculosis control by working through the network of Catholic Health Facilities and Social Service Organization across 19 states of India.



  • conducts workshops at national, state, diocese/district levels motivating, educating & sensitizing healthcare professionals to carry out TB control activities with enhanced professionalism.
  • Organizes review meetings to discuss achievements, identify challenges and take appropriate action.
  • Supervises and monitors the TB related activities in the Catholic Health Institutions in collaboration with state and district level officials.
  • Facilitates the involvement of Catholic Health Institutions under the RNTCP  NGO PP guidelines thereby contributing to furtherance of the growth of public-private partnership initiatives in implementation of the Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme.
  • Spearheads advocacy activities in 29 districts across four states under the AKSHYA Project
  • 42,071 sputum positive TB patients were diagnosed from the network of collaborating institutions.
  • 3, 48,172 TB suspects were referred for sputum examination to RNTCP DMCs


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Lucknow- DC-UC Review meeting

 Quarterly DC and UC meet was organized in between 23rd - 25th November 2016 at Prabhat Tara Diocesan...

Sensitisation for Qualified Private Practitioner in the presence of STO MP Dr. Atul Kharate at Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh.

Even today maximum part of Health care services in India is taken care by private sector, this includes...

Welcomed Sister Nirmala Mulackal,SCN as New Executive Director of CBCI CARD

  Sister Nirmala Mulackal,SCN was warmly welcomed as the New Executive Director of CBCI CARD. Sister...

CBCI CARD Axshya Review meeting at Ujjain, MP

A three day DC review meeting was held at Kripa training centre from 29th to 31st March 2016 in Ujjain....

Axshya Kiosk opened in Ujjain city

First Axshya Kiosk in Ujjain city was inaugurated by a symbolic ribbon cutting ceremony at Ujjain charitable...

First Axshya Kiosk of India is opened at Raja Chowk DMC in Jabalpur.

India’s first Axshay kiosk opened in DMC Raja Chowk, Jabalpur on 24th Feb 2016. This was the result...