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90 Days, 4 Doctors, 2 Cities To Detect Tuberculosis In 13-Year-Old

90 Days, 4 Doctors, 2 Cities To Detect Tuberculosis In 13-Year-Old

By Shreya Shah/ IndiaSpend.org It took 90 days, and four doctors across two cities to diagnose that Bhuveka Thareja, 13, suffered from tuberculosis (TB). It all...
Drug-resistant TB: A Battle India Will Lose At Great Cost

Drug-resistant TB: A Battle India Will Lose At Great Cost

Priya was just 13 when she was detected with Tuberculosis five years ago. Years of inappropriate treatment left her totally resistant to all TB...
More Than 1 Million TB Patients Lack Adequate Nutrition, Shows Study

More Than 1 Million TB Patients Lack Adequate Nutrition, Shows Study

By Charu Bahri/ IndiaSpend.org Mt Abu/Abu Road: One look at Puni Garasia, 14, was all it took Ashok Dave, a doctor operating a charitable mobile...
When Celebrities, Ministers Came Together To ‘Bowl Out TB’

When Celebrities, Ministers Came Together To ‘Bowl Out TB’

Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh: At the picturesque Dharamshala Cricket Stadium in Himachal Pradesh, a T20 cricket match was held between Mumbai XI and the members...
Polio And TB: India’s Success With One Holds Lessons For The Other

Polio And TB: India’s Success With One Holds Lessons For The...

When Uttar Pradesh was still polio endemic, I worked on the polio programme in the state. I was there when the last reported case...
In Its War Against Tuberculosis, Why India Should Use Private Pharmacies

In Its War Against Tuberculosis, Why India Should Use Private Pharmacies

Swagata Yadavar/IndiaSpend.org India has over 850,000 private pharmacies or chemists nationwide; yet, only nine per cent of them have been engaged in efforts to control...
New Programme To End Tuberculosis 5 Years Ahead Of Schedule: Centre

New Programme To End Tuberculosis 5 Years Ahead Of Schedule: Centre

Last year, the World Health Organisation estimated that there were 28 lakh new cases of tuberculosis in India. To combat the disease, the expansion...
I Ran A Marathon To Defeat TB, This Is My Story

I Ran A Marathon To Defeat TB, This Is My Story

I was just another 20-year old lad - determined, ambitious and working hard to find my place in the rat race. I was training...
In A First, Surgeons Implant 3D-Printed Vertebrae, Help Woman With Spinal Tuberculosis Walk Again

In A First, Surgeons Implant 3D-Printed Vertebrae, Help Woman With Spinal...

Gurugram: Offering hope for those suffering from spine-related problems, surgeons at a leading hospital here on Wednesday announced they have successfully implanted for the first...
India’s Fight Against TB: Why We Are Failing

India’s Fight Against TB: Why We Are Failing

Tuberculosis or TB is a global health crisis that affects an estimated 9.6 million people in the world. 2.8 million of those affected are...