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The minister of Health, Prof Isaac Adewale has said that Nigeria emerged 7th amongst the high TB burden countries globally and second in Africa, which has further underscored the need for concerted

Project Last Mile (PLM) is a unique example of how public, private, civil society and academic partners can come together to help governments create and accelerate positive impact on global health.

Mumbai: To curb the rising cases of tuberculosis (TB) in the country, the Union government has roped in the National Aids Control Organization (NACO) to formulate a policy.

MUMBAI: Levels of vitamin D, the sunshine vitamin, among Mumbaikars are no longer as low as they used to be a decade ago, says a survey conducted by a city hospital.

GENEVA: India aims to win its war on TB by 2025, but the goal seems too far-fetched.

It lags behind neighbours China, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Bhutan but is ahead of Nepal, Pakistan and Afghanistan.

The World Health Organization (WHO) has published its first 'essential diagnostics list', a catalogue of tests needed to diagnose the most common conditions as well as a number of global priority d

The notion that TB is diagnosed among lower-income groups does not hold true any longer, as many TB patients in Mumbai now come from higher income groups also.

More than 28 lakh cases of TB are reported every year in the country. Only 14 lakh patients are listed by government hospitals.

CHENNAI: At 18 months, Saravanan* tested positive for HIV — a diagnosis that led his mother to take flight with the child to Madurai from their village near Namakkal.

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