March 27, 2021 1:39 pm
The world’s largest and longest lockdown, abruptly enforced by PM Modi spelt misery for this country’s huge TB population.
March 24, 2021 2:34 pm
According to Dr Amita Shah, genital TB is "mostly found in women when they face issues of infertility and go for treatment".
March 23, 2021 2:24 pm
"In India today, two deaths occur every three minutes from tuberculosis. But these deaths can be prevented with proper care and treatment," said Dr Parth Shah, a pulmonologist
March 23, 2021 6:32 pm
WHO fears that over half a million more people may have died from TB in 2020, simply because they were unable to obtain a diagnosis.
March 19, 2021 1:46 am
India was one of the first countries where the dramatic decline in TB notifications (70% decline between weeks 10 and 15 of 2020) was noticed as an impact of Covid-19 pandemic.
February 25, 2021 6:06 pm
Government and private sector must come together to eliminate TB
February 19, 2021 9:15 am
The fight against COVID-19 has led to increased awareness of respiratory infections, which may help remove the stigma associated with TB.
January 02, 2021 1:59 pm
Total 8.66 crore people, including 6.82 crore in rural and 1.84 in urban areas, were screened during the state-run drive
December 18, 2020 8:47 am
In the long run, the pandemic provides an unprecedented learning opportunity and opens up possibilities of accelerating our TB elimination endeavour. Here is why.
November 17, 2020 11:32 am
Experts said that India is still following a very conservative approach regarding the new medicines for drug resistant TB, putting lives of patients including children in danger. Scaling up of new DR-TB drugs — Bedaquiline and Delamanid — is needed even more during Covid-19.
March 24, 2021 10:31 am
World TB Day 2021: The theme of World TB Day 2021 - 'The Clock is Ticking' – conveys the sense that the world is running out of time to act on the commitments to end TB made by global leaders