Monday, Nov 28, 2022



TB detection in Mumbai improves in 2021 after pandemic-induced setback in 2020

January 20, 2022 9:21 am

🔴 Detection of TB cases had fallen by nearly 28 per cent in 2020 with only 43,464 people identified with the illness as compared to 2019 when a total of 60,597 TB patients were detected in Mumbai.

BMC ropes in TB survivors to counsel patients, sees reduced dropout rates

January 02, 2022 7:42 am

The volunteers are called ‘Saksham Sathi’ and their job is ensure improved adherence to DOTS treatment, curb dropouts, bring back defaulters and increase recovery rate.

Post-Covid TB: Karnataka health department strives to close gaps in screening, treatment

September 22, 2021 7:41 am

As many as 218 cases of tuberculosis have been reported among Covid-recovered individuals or their close contacts in the state so far.

Pandemic impact: TB case notifications drop 41 pc between January and April in Maharashtra

May 29, 2021 11:13 am

State government data shows that at least 52 per cent of multi-drug resistant TB cases in the state are from Mumbai and 22 per cent are from Thane.

Emergency Room: Promised in budget a year ago, TB patients await ventilator service at Sewri hospital

February 18, 2016 2:45 am

October last year, 14-year-old Nabeel was put on the waiting list as there were no doctors to conduct his surgery.

TB in Mumbai prisons a steadily growing crisis

January 24, 2016 12:53 am

Poor diet, low immunity, overcrowding, mingling of those being treated for TB with other prisoners lead to a vicious cycle.

Suffering from deadly TB strain, man waits for miracle cure, shelter

October 11, 2015 12:53 am

In June, Lagas (18) got admitted to Sewri TB Hospital for treatment.

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

June 24, 2015 12:22 am

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

Despite gruelling battle against TB, teen scores 89% in SSC exam

June 17, 2015 2:59 am

Gali first started taking anti-TB drugs in 2013 when she was diagnosed with the air-borne infection at a private clinic near her house in Pratiksha Nagar, Sion.

Tuberculosis that resists cure

June 12, 2015 5:49 am

An Indian is at the heart of a raging XDR TB scare in the US. ABANTIKA GHOSH describes the battle against the disease in India, its details and contours.