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Scepticism shrouds India’s tuberculosis target

August and September were especially bad months for tuberculosis patients in Delhi.Many of the 60,000 people who avail free medicines from nearly 200 DOTS...

The war on TB

There is a glimmer of hope with India registering a slight drop in the number of new tuberculosis cases and TB deaths in 2016...

Why rising TB numbers may not be a bad thing after...

After years of being criticised for not doing enough on tuberculosis, India got a pat on the back this week from the World Health...

Threefold rise in domestic budget for fight against tuberculosis

India's domestic budget for fighting tuberculosis showed a dramatic jump from about ₹700 crore in 2015 to ₹2,500 crore last year, according to a...

India saw most number of tuberculosis deaths, patients in 2016: WHO...

India topped the list of countries across the world with the highest number of people infected with tuberculosis as an estimated 279,000 patients were...

A Lot Of People Think This Disease Is Extinct, But It’s...

Tuberculosis, a treatable, curable disease, is still one of the top 10 causes of death, according to the World Health Organization.TB follows heart disease,...

27.9 lakh Indians infected with TB in 2016; 8.5 lakh cases...

India tops the list of countries with highest number of patients infected by Tuberculosis with an estimated 27.9 lakh patients reeling under TB in...

2.8mn TB cases in India, but WHO notes higher funding

Following a 2012 decision to mandatorily notify TB cases, India has registered a 37% jump in cases between 2013-16, shows a new global TB...

#DNAExclusive: Indian doctor Soumya Swaminathan to be appointed as Deputy DG...

In what could be a shining moment for India in the global health scenario, director general of Indian Council of Medical Research, Dr Soumya...

The top 10 causes of death in India

Do you worry about your airplane crashing each time you take a flight? Don't be. There a one in a 1,000,000 chance of a...