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Battle against drug-resistant TB: Like South Africa, India needs to allow access to 'game-changing' bedaquiline, says researcher
India

Battle against drug-resistant TB: Like South Africa, India needs to allow access to 'game-changing' bedaquiline, says researcher

The use of bedaquiline is crucial because TB is the ninth leading cause of death worldwide, killing an estimated 1.6 million people in 2016 – of which 27 percent were Indians, who dominate the ranks of TB patients.

Scientists help pave the way to identify a vaccine against TB
science

Scientists help pave the way to identify a vaccine against TB

Over the years, scientists across the world have conducted studies on different aspects of MPT63.

India's ailing battle against TB: One in five multidrug-resistant patients do not complete treatment
India

India's ailing battle against TB: One in five multidrug-resistant patients do not complete treatment

Nearly one in five multidrug-resistant (MDR) tuberculosis (TB) patients put on treatment in the public sector were lost to follow-up (LFU).

End-TB Summit: Narendra Modi sets target for making India tuberculosis-free five years before global deadline
India

End-TB Summit: Narendra Modi sets target for making India tuberculosis-free five years before global deadline

Stating that global efforts to eliminate TB have not been successful, Narendra Modi advocated for a "change in approach" by adopting multi-sectoral engagement and participation of all stakeholders to eliminate tuberculosis

End-TB Summit: Narendra Modi says govt working towards making India tuberculosis-free by 2025
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End-TB Summit: Narendra Modi says govt working towards making India tuberculosis-free by 2025

Launching the TB-free India campaign to eradicate the disease by 2025, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said global efforts to eliminate tuberculosis have not been successful and stressed on changing the approach to achieve the goal

Right to privacy, declining infant mortality, renewed fight against TB: India has a lot to look forward to in 2018
India

Right to privacy, declining infant mortality, renewed fight against TB: India has a lot to look forward to in 2018

The seeds of many positive changes were sown in 2017 and could bring news to cheer Indians in 2018.

India tops list of countries with most new TB cases in 2016, accounts for 64% of cases worldwide, says WHO
India

India tops list of countries with most new TB cases in 2016, accounts for 64% of cases worldwide, says WHO

India topped the list of seven countries, accounting for 64 percent of the 10.4 million new TB cases worldwide in 2016, according to a new report by WHO

Aadhaar now mandatory for tuberculosis patients to avail govt benefits
India

Aadhaar now mandatory for tuberculosis patients to avail govt benefits

People suffering from tuberculosis will have to compulsorily submit their Aadhaar number to avail benefits under a central government scheme.

Draft TB control plan targets 79% fewer cases by 2025, seeks four times more funding
India

Draft TB control plan targets 79% fewer cases by 2025, seeks four times more funding

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.

How biased and irregular availability of a vital drug hurts women TB patients in India
India

How biased and irregular availability of a vital drug hurts women TB patients in India

There is an urgent need for a more accessible scheme that provides people outside the metropolises with sustainable tuberculosis treatment

World AIDS Day: Beyond condoms, India must protect generic drug industry
Life

World AIDS Day: Beyond condoms, India must protect generic drug industry

India's war against HIV/AIDS shouldn't be limited to just awareness, but also with big pharma companies trying to overtake its generic drug industry, which is the only source of inexpensive medicine against the dreaded virus and diseases caused by it

New model of tracking TB patients holds promise for India
Life

New model of tracking TB patients holds promise for India

A government-run pilot programme in Mehsana district of Gujarat — part funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation — may be a model worth replicating to get a better view of tuberculosis in India

Amitabh Bachchan calls for a tuberculosis-free India, admits he is a survivor
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Amitabh Bachchan calls for a tuberculosis-free India, admits he is a survivor

Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan describes his struggle with the disease and how various governments are committed to ending TB in India

Researchers develop simpler, inexpensive test to accurately detect Tuberculosis
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Researchers develop simpler, inexpensive test to accurately detect Tuberculosis

Researchers have developed a simple and inexpensive diagnostic test to quickly and reliably detect tuberculosis in humans.

Equip private clinics better to fight Tuberculosis in India: study
Life

Equip private clinics better to fight Tuberculosis in India: study

Although treatment for tuberculosis (TB) is freely available and highly effective, it continues to kill hundreds of thousands of people every year in India.

Study shows that nearly one mn children suffer from TB annually
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Study shows that nearly one mn children suffer from TB annually

As the world observes World TB Day Monday, a shocking research reveals that despite improved medication and government as well as aid agencies' efforts, the number of children suffering from tuberculosis (TB) annually has doubled since 2011.

WD Unveils SSD+HDD Dual Drive
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WD Unveils SSD+HDD Dual Drive

2.5-inch drive pairs 120 GB SSD with 1 TB hard drive to deliver performance, data control in ultimate upgrade for notebook, AIO, single-drive bay systems.