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Supreme Court Orders Daily TB Treatment For Millions With Free Tablets

Millions of tuberculosis patients in India will receive daily treatment after the Supreme Court on Monday ordered the government to change the current dosing practice amid activist claims it was endangering lives.

Experts Speak On Patna Teen Girl’s Fight For TB Drug

New Delhi: Eighteen-year-old girl is fighting a battle against Tuberculosis in Patna.  Her father, Kaushal Kishore Tripathi, is doing the rounds of the court,...

Patna Teen Girl’s Fight For Right To TB Drug Becomes A...

A teen's court battle to gain urgent access to a new, government-controlled tuberculosis drug has become a rallying point for public health workers in...

Speaking About My TB Journey Helps People Deal With The Stigma:...

New Delhi: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, a tuberculosis survivor, interacted with people about the disease and the stigma attached to it through a Facebook...

In This Village, Every Third Home Has A ‘TB Widow’, Say...

Shivpuri, Madhya Pradesh: Bhago, 55, a Sahariya tribal from Madhya Pradesh, is waiting for the year to end. The year has only brought her...

Ancient Chinese Medicine Can Help Fight Tuberculosis: Researchers

New York: Researchers have found that centuries-old herbal medicine, discovered by Chinese scientists to treat malaria, can aid in tuberculosis (TB) treatment and even slow...

Success Of TB Treatment Could Be Lower Than Reported: Study

By Shreya Shah  Only 73 per cent of one kind of tuberculosis or TB cases registered for treatment were successfully treated, much lower than the...

Here’s Why Tuberculosis Deaths Have Doubled In India

By Shreya Shah India had double the number of estimated deaths by tuberculosis (TB) in 2015 - 480,000 deaths, up from 220,000 deaths in 2014...

How New Model Of Tracking TB Patients Holds Promise For India

By Shreya Shah Mehsana, Gujarat: "Is Khema Bhai there?" BD Sagar shouted out in Gujarati to a small group of people sitting under a tree...

Global Fund Raises $12.9 Billion To Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

Montreal: A global fund has raised over $12.9 billion from international donors as part of a campaign aimed at effectively eradicating AIDS, malaria and...