Maharashtra government's tuberculosis registry programme is slated to cover 27 municipal corporations instead of the current 13
WHO data reveals that while India diagnoses 2.8 million new TB patients every year, only 1.6 million are notified in the national registry for tuberculosis.
Promising results emerge from a pioneering multi-national clinical trial for the shorter TB treatment.
ndia’s ongoing TB programme is inadequate, the NSP says, seeking five times the funding allocated to TB control over the last three years put together.
Scientists using a revolutionary approach have devised an antibiotic that may offset the mounting problem of drug resistance for decades.
"It is the patients who suffer the consequences of poor regulation of TB drug formulations in India. An increasing number of our patients are being diagnosed with drug resistant TB (DR-TB)"