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“Expecting 7 lakh TB cases to be notified by private sector”

Health ministry hopes the number of cases notified by the private sector will double Having made non-notification of tuberculosis a punishable offence through a notification...

Upping tuberculosis drug dose defeats disease faster

Increasing Rifampicin dosage shortens treatment period without side effects Increasing the daily dosage of a key tuberculosis antibiotic can contain the disease better and does...

India to partner private sector for JEET in TB fight

Joint Effort for Elimination of Tuberculosis (JEET) is the biggest public private partnership against TB India has launched a massive partnership with the private sector...

1-2 million ‘TB Champions’ to be the face of India’s battle...

At a TB review meeting on Tuesday, health minister J P Nadda stressed on mobilising recovered TB patients as 'TB Champions' India is looking at...

India has been fighting TB for 50 years, it’s a long...

That is why the recent notification making it a punishable offence not to report tuberculosis could be a game changerIndia has been engaged in...

Doctors, chemists not notifying TB cases could face jail term

TB was made notifiable in 2012 but non-compliance was not treated as a criminal offence In a move that will have far-reaching consequences for India's...

End TB summit adopts statement of action for TB elimination by...

Health minister J P Nadda reiterates India's 2025 commitment Countries participating in the Delhi End TB Summit, signed and adopted the Statement of Action at...

India’s apex medical research body, ICMR wins $65000 award for TB...

The annual Kochon Prize is given by the Kochon Foundation The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), has been awarded the International Kochon Prize 2017...

Modi inaugurates End TB summit, reiterates 2025 commitment

The prime minister says schemes like Swacch Bharat and Ujjwala helping in fight against TB Prime minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the End TB summit on...

Review TB programme every quarter, says Modi in letter to all...

Prime minister Narendra Modi has written to all chief ministers to hold quarterly reviews of the TB control programme “It is incumbent upon us to...

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