Neetu Chandra Sharma

Can India eliminate TB by 2025?

New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government is set against major challenges as it looks to achieving its ambitious target of eliminating tuberculosis (TB) by 2025, five years ahead of the global target.

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India: TB less prevalent in homes using clean fuels, data shows

TB is prevalent in accordance with the type of cooking fuel used at home, show statistics from the latest National Family Health Survey.

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AI technology to examine X-rays, MRIs, CT scans, identify TB patients

Health-tech start-up Qure.ai develops an AI technology that can examine X-rays, MRIs and CT scans, identify patients with TB, stroke or any other disease in no time

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India: Health ministry proposal on cash aid for TB patients faces hurdles within government

A health ministry proposal for a monthly cash benefit of Rs500 to all tuberculosis patients is facing resistance, with the objections ranging from benefit duplication for TB patients to amount of aid.

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India continues to be worst affected by TB: WHO report

New Delhi: India continues to have the highest number of tuberculosis (TB) cases in the world, the Global TB Report 2017 released by World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday (October 30) revealed.

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Drug-resistant TB cases on rise in India

A study found over 40% of 45,076 patients, in 75 selected studies for review, suspected for resistance to any first-line anti-TB drugs, tested positive in the last 20 years.

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