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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...............

Faster diagnostic tests developed for tuberculosis

Scientists at the Translational Health Science and Technology Institute here and All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi have jointly developed highly sensitive and rapid tests for detection of tuberculosis infection in lungs and surrounding membranes.....

Govt clarifies on MDR-TB drug ‘Bedaquiline’ controversy

The union health ministry has clarified that the Bedaquiline which is used in selective cases, is available only through Revised National TB Control Programme (RNTCP) and open market sale of the drug is not permitted in India as of now...…………..

Fortis Hospitals joins hands with RNTCP & ICMR for a TB...

At the symposium organized jointly by the hospital and government agencies, the participants focused on various aspects of Tuberculosis and the ways to eradicate it followed by a panel discussion and Q&A...…….

Zydus Cadila & IMTECH to jointly identify new drugs to tackle...

The research partnership between Zydus Cadilla and Institute of Microbial Technology, will primarily aim to identify new drug candidates for treatment of drug-resistant infections...……….

“We are trying to ensure that new TB diagnostic tools are...

In an exclusive interaction with the BioVoice, Dr Sanjay Sarin, Country Head, Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND) shared the detailed insights on the efforts of his organization to tackle the tuberculosis situation in India................

Dr Javed Agrewala of IIT-R awarded ‘JC Bose Fellowship’ for TB...

Dr Agrewala has developed a chimeric vaccine by carefully studying the snags associated with BCG failure to protect public living in TB-endemic regions..................