12 Oct 2011
India accounts for one quarter of all tuberculosis cases in the world though the disease has shown a decline globally for the first time, according to provisional figures released by the World Health Organisation.
24 Mar 2014
Washington: As the world observes World TB Day on Monday, a shocking research reveals that despite improved medication and government’s initiative as well as aid agencies' efforts, the number of children suffering from tuberculosis (TB) annually has doubled since 2011.
14 Jun 2013
Former Prime Minister of Nepal Sher Bahadur Deuba on Thursday said India is capable of dealing with Maoists on its own, ruling out any possible joint action to deal with the Left extremists.
11 Jan 2015
Kolkata: India is unlikely to reach the WHO target of elimination of tuberculosis (TB) by 2050 going by the rate at which incidence of the disease is declining in the country.
11 Sep 2015
Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan today decried the stigma being attached to young women in society who are diagnosed with tuberculosis.
08 Oct 2014
Washington: The annual number of dengue cases in India is 282 times higher than what is officially reported, and the disease inflicts an economic burden on the country of at least USD 1.11 billion each year, according to a new scientific study published on Wednesday.
25 Nov 2014
New Delhi: India spent Rs. 500 crore (Rs.5 billion/ USD 81 million) in fiscal 2013-14 on the treatment of tuberculosis, including providing free medicines, Health Minister J.P. Nadda said on Tuesday.
06 Aug 2014
New Delhi: The biggest challenge for India is to treat drug resistant tuberculosis (TB), a Health Ministry official said on Wednesday.
24 Mar 2014
New Delhi: A global medical humanitarian aid group has sought the government's intervention in preventing unregulated sale of tuberculosis drugs in the private healthcare sector, saying it has led to the emergence of drug-resistant TB in the country.
02 Nov 2015
Bali: The first Global Summit on the looming co-epidemic of Diabetes and Tuberculosis begin today in Bali. The summit is organised by the Union against tuberculosis and lung disease along with Government of Indonesia and World Diabetes Foundation.