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It’s time to seize the moment & accelerate progress to End...

On the occasion of World TB Day, Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh, Regional Director – South East Asia, WHO writes that WHO South-East Asia Region’s Member States are leading the charge to End TB by or before 2030.................

IMA embarks on a mission to fight battle against Tuberculosis in...

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has been working with the government to develop strategies that effectively address the impediments in the management of the disease, especially the low notification of patients......................

Suicide system in tuberculosis bacteria might hold key to treatment

The genome of the bacterium that causes TB holds a special toxin-antitoxin system with spectacular action: once the toxin is activated, all bacterial cells die, stopping the disease............…….

CTDDR-2019: The 7th Mahakumbh of Drug Research

The CSIR-Central Drug Research Institute organized the mega event on drug research dedicated to Malaria, Leishmania, Multi-drug Resistance and Natural Product Chemistry for Drug Discovery......……….

Nikshay Poshan Yojana progresses steadily, 10,795 TB patients benefited in Delhi

The Nikshay Poshan Yojana has been set with purpose of monetary assistance to TB patients for nutrition needs. By way of conditional cash transfer through direct benefit transfers, the scheme is also expected to deliver in addressing out-of-pocket expenditure of TB patients and more...………...

Global Partners commit to step up the fight against AIDS, TB...

The Global Fund is seeking to raise at least US$14 billion for the next three years to help save 16 million lives, cut the mortality rate from HIV, TB and malaria in half, and build stronger health systems by 2023...……...

Significant progress achieved against TB in high-burden asian countries

India will host the kick-off meeting of the Global Fund’s Sixth Replenishment fundraising drive in Delhi on 8th February..................

Govt says no revision of target, stepped up efforts on TB...

The Minister of State (Health and Family Welfare), Ashwini Kumar Choubey has expressed committment on the behalf of union government to achieve the target of TB elimination by 2025 by mentioning that his ministry is not considering any revision in targets...................

TB Free India Summit 2019: India’s top political leaders & bollywood...

The two day event focused on advocacy for tuberculosis featured cricket match involving India's top ministers, political leaders, parliamentarians, MLAs and Bollywood actors...............

Scientists find protein role in TB bacteria growth

Researchers at the National Institute of Immunology (NII) in collaboration with CSIR- Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (IGIB) have determined the role of FtsQ, a critical cell division protein that hampers growth and division patterns in Mycobacterium tuberculosis...……………….