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.
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
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
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
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
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 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
People suffering from tuberculosis will have to compulsorily submit their Aadhaar number to avail benefits under a central government scheme.
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.
There is an urgent need for a more accessible scheme that provides people outside the metropolises with sustainable tuberculosis treatment
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
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
Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan describes his struggle with the disease and how various governments are committed to ending TB in India
Researchers have developed a simple and inexpensive diagnostic test to quickly and reliably detect tuberculosis in humans.
Although treatment for tuberculosis (TB) is freely available and highly effective, it continues to kill hundreds of thousands of people every year in India.
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.
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