13 per cent reduction in India’s TB cases in 7 years, global rate only 10 per cent: Mandaviya
Announcing that the country has witnessed a 13 per cent reduction in TB incidence from 2015 to 2022, he said India has even surpassed the global reduction rate of 10 per cent.
13 per cent increase in India's tuberculosis cases in 2022, Delhi tops list
Of the total cases, about 39 per cent were females, 5.6 per cent belonged to the paediatric age group (less than or equal to 14 years of age) and 23.6 per cent were 55 years or above, the report said.
Mayurbhanj awarded for best performance in TB elimination
Speaking to mediapersons, Padhi said these patients belonged to 14 blocks and four municipality centres across the district.
TB-free Nilgiris awarded gold by PM Modi
Tamil Nadu also received recognition during the summit. According to the press release, Tiruchy and Tiruvarur districts also won gold medals. Krishnagiri district got bronze, it added.
TB will lose, India and world will win, says PM Modi at global summit in Varanasi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi exuded confidence that while the global target to end TB was 2030, India was working with commitment to eradicate it by 2025 itself
TB cases rise in Odisha, experts say a good sign
The death rate has come down from 5.4 per cent in 2018 to 4.4 per cent in 2022 due to high success rate in treatment.
TB treatment cost likely to come down as patent for key drug by Johnson and Johnson rejected
The news, which came on the eve of World TB Day, will help bring down the treatment cost for the disease that affects the lungs.
Rise in Tuberculosis cases a challenge to Kerala’s health system
The state reported 23,407 tuberculosis cases in 2022. It is 6% higher than the cases reported in 2021. The increase came at a time when the state is targeting TB elimination by 2025.
Karnataka Governor adopts 100 tuberculosis patients under TB-free initiative
The event was organised by the Department of Health and Family Welfare, National Health Mission, Karnataka TB Cell and the Raj Bhavan.
Covid health infra can now be used for TB management: Dr Soumya Swaminathan
We have the latest technology, and new platforms like mRNA platform, viral vector platform, and others, which were used to tackle Covid. We should use them to manage TB eradication also.”
Fund crunch: Construction work at Rajan Babu tuberculosis hospital in Delhi comes to halt
Doctors say walls are ridden with mould, which may lead to respiratory diseases, posing threat to patients
Mastermind of Rs 400 crore Citibank scam Shivraj Puri dies of TB in prison
This is the third Bhondsi prison inmate to die after suffering from TB in the last 18 days, a senior official said.
NPPA fixes ceiling price of 39 more drug formulations
Drug price regulator NPPA today said it has fixed the ceiling price for 39 more drug formulations, including those used for treatment of cancer, tuberculosis, malaria and hepatitis B among others.
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