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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

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

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 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...

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

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...

Accurate Diagnosis Is The First Step To Address India’s TB Crisis

Tuberculosis or TB is considered to be one of the biggest health crisis in India. What's often missed is the fact that TB cases...

They Survived TB. Here Are Their Stories

With the highest tuberculosis burden in the world, India is the capital of the global TB crisis. The patients of tuberculosis need more than...

Under Daily Dose TB Treatment, Drugs To Be Given As Per Patient’s...

New Delhi: The Supreme Court last week had directed the Centre to change its thrice weekly regimen of tuberculosis (TB) drugs for patients to...

Despite Winning In Court, Patna Teen Will Have To Wait Longer...

New Delhi: A Patna teenager, who is suffering from extremely drug-resistant tuberculosis, has won her right to a necessary drug in court. But it would...