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Health Ministry’s new mobile apps: A move in the right direction

The interventions are being rolled out in a phased manner and this would give the Ministry ample opportunity to evaluate the feasibility and effectiveness of these initiatives in difficult areas.

After fellow pirate’s death, another Somali suffering from TB wants to be shifted from JJ Hospital

The letter comes two months after his fellow undertrial Abdi Chama died in the same hospital of tuberculosis

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TB Hospital struggles to dispose its dead

According to protocol, the hospital waits for a week to 10 days for relatives to claim a body. When no one turns up, the body is sent for examination to a nearby tertiary centre to rule out HIV infection.

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Two resident doctors at JJ contract TB in a fortnight

While one is attached with the chest medicine department and had been in direct contact with patients in the ward, the other is attached with the gynaecology ward adjacent to the tuberculosis ward.

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Private practitioners may face action for not reporting TB cases

In 2014, India had an estimated 2.2 million (22 lakh) new TB cases.

Hospital staff protest after nurse dies of TB

Earlier, she was under treatment in a private clinic but had to stop it mid-way after facing financial problems.

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A year on, BMC yet to begin probe on rising TB deaths

In 2014, the BMC reported 1,351 deaths due to the air-borne infection as opposed to 6,589 deaths reported through tabulation of all death certificates.

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TB drug resistance weaker than feared, survey suggests

WHO projections put incidence at 12 per cent, survey hints at 9 per cent.

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Tackling TB: It leaves a person with depression, no energy, recalls survivor

Of all the ills that kill the poor, none is as lethal as the bad govt: Experts

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Tackling the TB threat: Lack of manpower, labs weaken fight against disease

Key post of state TB officer technically vacant, doctors sourced from other departments.

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Attempts to locate kin fail, cops bury minor TB patient who died

Shamshad was admitted at Sewri TB hospital on March 24 after tests confirmed TB infection in his chest. A week later, he succumbed to the infection.

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Tackling the TB threat: Old disease back, drug-resistant & deadlier

Has claimed 75 lives in Pune and Pimpri-Chinchwad since 2012.

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Muslim women remain at high risk of TB infection, say doctors

Vitamin D is a critical vitamin that the body needs as it helps in the absorption of Calcium.

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Short film shows how she fought TB for six years… and won

The eight-minute film chronicles the challenges that Deepti Chavan, now a lawyer, faced while combating Tuberculosis.


BMC launches e-voucher service for TB patients wanting treatment in private hospitals

Patients can now get chest X-rays, drug resistance test and first line TB treatment free of cost.