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Screening recommended for recovered persons regardless of age or smoking habit

A status check by the TB control unit of the PMC showed that out of 710 private hospitals/ nursing homes, 24 were reporting TB cases while six laboratories out of 406 were sending the information.

An Expert Explains: In biggest bout, knockout This time, BIMSTEC leaders are invited to Modi’s swearing-in Community pharmacists can help in detecting undiagnosed cases of tuberculosis (TB), as the

Account for 22 per cent of total deaths in two years

Tuberculosis, HIV and Hepatitis-C are the biggest killer in jails in the state. The fact came to the fore in a recent study.

If no action is taken, drug-resistant diseases could cause 10 million deaths each year by 2050 and damage to the economy as catastrophic as during the 2008-2009 global financial crisis warns this report by the UN Ad hoc Interagency Coordinating Group on Antimicrobial Resistance. By 2030, antimicrobial resistance could force up to 24 million people into extreme poverty.

Metropolitan cities such as Mumbai have the maximum share of drug-resistant TB cases, according to the Central TB Division’s India TB Report 2018.

The State TB Cell officials are mulling signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the postal department to transport sputum samples from Primary Health Centres to Cartridge Based Nucleic Aci

BMC’s health workers visited households across 24 wards

Mumbai: In good news for tuberculosis patients, drug major Johnson & Johnson is providing India with a fresh grant of 10,000 courses of the life-saving drug bedaquiline, free of cost this year.

There is a need to focus on 100% adherence particularly in antiretroviral therapy (ART) for HIV treatment said an expert at a panel discussion on adherence to treatment protocols on Wednesday.

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