Superbug tuberculosis threatens global control efforts -

Rising rates of superbug tuberculosis (TB) are threatening to derail decades of progress against the contagious disease, experts said on Thursday, and new drugs powerful enough to treat them are few and far between. TB kills more people each year than ...and more »

Multidrug-resistant TB on the rise in India - Financial Express

Rise of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis threatens to derail the progress made by nations, including India which was among the three countries that accounted for half of over 4 lakh such cases globally in 2015. By: Firdaus Afreen | New Delhi ...and more »

India urged to intensify research for multi-drug resistant TB -

New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) As India continues to have 24 per cent of the world's total Tuberculosis (TB) burden, the Indian Society for Clinical Research (ISCR) on Thursday called for a comprehensive research in multi-drug resistant Tuberculosis ...and more »

World Tuberculosis Day: Nutrition plays a huge role in combatting TB - Hindustan Times

Malnutrition or undernutrition, which lowers the body's immunity, is a major risk factor in children, especially those below the age of five, for developing tuberculosis (TB). health and fitness Updated: Mar 23, 2017 19:06 IST. Indo-Asian News Service.and more »

Decades of TB progress threatened by drug-resistant bacteria, warn experts - The Guardian

TB kills more people every year than any other infectious disease, including Aids. In 2015, the toll was estimated at 1.8 million people. Photograph: Cris Bouroncle/AFP/Getty Images. Tuberculosis ...and more »

We Must 'Unite to End TB'- IOM - Reliefweb

Brick factory workers in Mawlamyine, in Myanmar's Mon State are one of the many groups of migrant workers who receive health education from IOM on issues such as TB, Malaria and HIV. © IOM. Switzerland - On World TB Day 2017, the International ...and more »

Ignorance, poor reach major problems in TB treatment: experts - Business Standard

The increasing rate of tuberculosis (TB) cases in India is due to a lack of knowledge and limited access of treatment for patients living in tribal areas, experts have said. "Lack of knowledge in general population along with social inequities has been ...and more »

Drug-resistant TB strains threatening fight against disease - Times LIVE

Resistance to anti-tuberculosis drugs is threatening to derail efforts to eradicate the disease globally‚ doctors have warned. Save & Share. Tweet · Email · Print. A new report published in UK medical journal‚ The Lancet‚ ahead of World TB Day on ...and more »

World TB Day 2017: 5 facts about tuberculosis in children you need to know - TheHealthSite

Did you know almost 10% of total TB cases in India are among children, but only 6% are reported? Editorial Team | Published: March 23, 2017 5:12 pm. 0 Shares. Facebook share · Twitter share · Share on Google+ · Share on Whatsapp. Tags: Tuberculosis ...and more »

WHO releases new TB ethics guidelines - BusinessDay (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog)

The World Health Organisation has released a new tuberculosis (TB) ethics guidance to protect rights, aimed to help ensure that countries implementing the End TB Strategy adhere to sound ethical standards to protect the rights of all those affected ...and more »