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New York: Applause rang out in one of the main conference rooms at UN headquarters on Friday as world leaders, civil society representatives and other stakeholders approved a declaration to advance efforts to end tuberculosis (TB) by 2030. more
Unitaid: Close to a million deaths by 2035 if TB prevention is not acted on

New York: UN health innovation initiative Unitaid warned on Wednesday that the failure to implement tuberculosis contact tracing and prevention could lead to close to one million deaths b ...

Modelling study predicts surge in HIV, TB, and malaria deaths due to COVID-19 pandemic

London: But there is still an opportunity to substantially reduce the death toll by prioritising the most critical services, specifically antiretroviral therapy for HIV, timely TB diagnos ...

Global community pledges $14 billion to step up fight against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria

New York: Donors have pledged just over $14 billion for the next three years to save 16 million lives and help end AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria by 2030.

12,000 Vietnamese die from tuberculosis each year: report

Hanoi (Xinhua/UNI) Vietnam detects 124,000 tuberculosis (TB) cases each year, while around 12,000 people die from the disease, local media reported on Monday.

Fight against ‘vicious’ tuberculosis epidemic drastically underfunded: UN deputy chief

New York, The fight against tuberculosis (TB) is drastically under-funded, with a gap of around $13 billion per year, said Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed at the first-ever High-L ...

‘Social drivers’ must be confronted in fight against tuberculosis says UN chief

New York: Winning the fight against Tuberculosis requires that “social drivers” of the disease – especially poverty and inequality – are tackled head on, the Unite ...

India's research efforts should focus on drug resistant TB

New Delhi/Kolkata, Mar 22 (IBNS): Reiterating its commitment to the theme Unite to End TB on World Tuberculosis Day, the Indian Society for Clinical Research (ISCR) believes there is a need ...